Elise Hooper, “Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women’s Olympic Team”

    Acclaimed author Elise Hooper explores the gripping, real life history of female athletes, members of the first integrated women’s Olympic team, and their journeys to the 1936 summer games in Berlin, Nazi Germany. “Fast Girls” tells the story of three athletes determined to defy society’s expectations of what women can achieve. As tensions bring the United States and Europe closer and closer to the brink of war, the athletes must fight for the chance to compete as the fastest women in the world amidst the pomp and pageantry of the Olympics.

    Signed books available from The Novel Neighbor: https://thenovelneighbor.indielite.org/book/9780062937995.

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