OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team by Timothy Burraston
Approx. 19,760 words.
Published on January 26, 2012.
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V