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    • Sidney Poitier

    • Man, Actor, Icon
    • By: Aram Goudsouzian
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In the first full biography of actor Sidney Poitier, Aram Goudsouzian analyzes the life and career of a Hollywood legend, from his childhood in the Bahamas to his 2002 Oscar for lifetime achievement. Poitier is a gifted actor, a great American success story, an intriguing personality, and a political symbol; his life and career illuminate America's racial history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Man, the Star, the Lightning Rod

    • By Susie on 01-28-13

    Regular price: $34.94

    • King of the Court

    • Bill Russell and the Basketball Revolution
    • By: Aram Goudsouzian
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Bill Russell was not the first African American to play professional basketball, but he was its first black superstar. From the moment he stepped onto the court of the Boston Garden in 1956, Russell began to transform the sport in a fundamental way, making him, more than any of his contemporaries, the Jackie Robinson of basketball. In King of the Court, Aram Goudsouzian provides a vivid and engrossing chronicle of the life and career of this brilliant champion and courageous racial pioneer. Russell's leaping, wide-ranging defense altered the game's texture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Portrait of a Basketball Revolutionary

    • By Susie on 01-28-13

    Regular price: $29.95