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The Olympic factbook : a spectator's guide to the summer games, edited by Rebecca Nelson and Marie J. MacNee

Label
The Olympic factbook : a spectator's guide to the summer games
Title
The Olympic factbook
Title remainder
a spectator's guide to the summer games
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rebecca Nelson and Marie J. MacNee
Title variation
  • Atlanta 1996
  • NBC interactive viewer's guide to the 1996 Olympic Games
  • Olympic fact book
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Summer Games in Atlanta - all you'll need to experience them to their fullest is The Olympic Factbook. This exciting guide provides you with in-depth coverage to quickly grasp the essentials of an event and make the most of the competitive drama. You'll enjoy a breathtaking marathon of information and insight, including a captivating glimpse into the origins of the Summer Games; a full schedule of events, so you know who's competing when; a reader warm-up with the inside details on how each event began; complete coverage of three new events - mountain biking, beach volleyball and women's softball; profiles of the medal contenders, so you know who to watch; a spectator's guide to each event, clearly explaining the rules and outlining competition strategies; a complete list of medal winners from past Olympics - with their winning stats; historic highlights from previous games; nearly 60 photos capturing legendary Olympians in action; and trivia quizzes to test your knowledge of the Games."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
OrP
Dewey number
796.48
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV722 1996
LC item number
.O59 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
statistics
Label
The Olympic factbook : a spectator's guide to the summer games, edited by Rebecca Nelson and Marie J. MacNee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes CD-ROM title: NBC interactive viewer's guide to the 1996 Olympic Games, Atlanta 1996; + 1 booklet (8 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.)
  • Includes index
Accompanying material
1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Control code
503915
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
xxvi, 855 p.
Isbn
9780787609399
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97183206
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35585647
  • (OCoLC)35585647
System details
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: PC with Windows 3.1 or 95, 386/25 MHz+, 8 MB RAM, CD-ROM drive, VGA monitor, 5.5 MB disk space, 14.4k+ modem; Macintosh or PowerMacintosh, 68030/25 MHz+, 8 MB RAM min., CD-ROM drive, VGA monitor, 5.5 MB disk space, 14.4k+ modem
Label
The Olympic factbook : a spectator's guide to the summer games, edited by Rebecca Nelson and Marie J. MacNee
Publication
Note
  • Includes CD-ROM title: NBC interactive viewer's guide to the 1996 Olympic Games, Atlanta 1996; + 1 booklet (8 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.)
  • Includes index
Accompanying material
1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Control code
503915
Dimensions
23 cm. +
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
xxvi, 855 p.
Isbn
9780787609399
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97183206
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35585647
  • (OCoLC)35585647
System details
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: PC with Windows 3.1 or 95, 386/25 MHz+, 8 MB RAM, CD-ROM drive, VGA monitor, 5.5 MB disk space, 14.4k+ modem; Macintosh or PowerMacintosh, 68030/25 MHz+, 8 MB RAM min., CD-ROM drive, VGA monitor, 5.5 MB disk space, 14.4k+ modem

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