Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a huge Holmesian--7'2" tall, basketball's all-time leading scorer, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (our nations highest civilian honor) which was awarded from President Obama. He writes extensively, for The Hollywood Reporter & The Guardian Newspaper and has published 15 books; Giant Steps (biography), Kareem (last year in NBA), What Color is My World (children's), Profiles in Black Courage, Brothers in Arms (military history), On the Shoulders of Giants (black history), Coach Wooden & Me (our 50 year friendship and Becoming Kareem On and Off the Court (YA). His first novel Mycroft Holmes, starring Sherlock Holmes lesser well known but far more talented older brother, was published in 2015. The Mycroft trilogy is now complete and available online.
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    • Mycroft Holmes

    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse
    • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,016
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,805
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,797

    "When I say, therefore, that [my brother] has better powers of observation than I...I am speaking the exact and literal truth." (Sherlock Holmes)....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally a good Mycroft story!

    • By Sherlock Fan on 09-28-15

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Coach Wooden and Me

    • Our 50-Year Friendship on and off the Court
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Narrated by: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 430
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 429

    In 1965, 18-year old Lew Alcindor played basketball for Coach John Wooden at UCLA. It was the beginning of what was to become a 50-year long relationship....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A WONDERFUL TRIBUTE

    • By Cynthia I Tyree on 05-25-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Becoming Kareem

    • Growing Up on and off the Court
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
    • Narrated by: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    At one time Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing a strict father, and with overcoming shyness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommend !!!

    • By Lydia C. on 10-12-18

    Regular price: $26.22

    • Brothers in Arms

    • The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anthony Walton
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    A powerful wartime saga in the best-selling tradition of Flags of Our Fathers, Brothers in Arms recounts the extraordinary story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Greatest of the Greatest Generation

    • By Zachary Brannock on 10-28-04

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Writings on the Wall

    • Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
    • Narrated by: Ben Adduchio
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar brings keen insight to the fore in Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White, his most incisive and important work of nonfiction in years....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • mild rant about almost everything

    • By Andy on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • On the Shoulders of Giants

    • My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    In On the Shoulders of Giants, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar invites readers on an extraordinarily personal journey back to his birthplace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best of both worlds

    • By Marianne on 10-06-08

    Regular price: $24.95

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