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    • Mycroft Holmes

    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse
    • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2,875
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,676
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      4 out of 5 stars 2,668

    "When I say, therefore, that [my brother] has better powers of observation than I...I am speaking the exact and literal truth." (Sherlock Holmes). This story occurs when Mycroft, an athletic Cambridge graduate, assists the secretary of State. He becomes embroiled in a mystery in Trinidad based on actual history. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a huge Holmesian, seven-foot-two tall, basketball's all-time leading scorer, and a US cultural ambassador. Anna Waterhouse is a professional screenwriter and script consultant.

    • 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 408
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
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      5 out of 5 stars 373

    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. On the court they broke basketball records. Off the court they transcended their athletic achievements to gain even wider recognition and tremendous national respect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A WONDERFUL TRIBUTE

    • By Cynthia I Tyree on 05-25-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Episode 47: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the Ups and Downs of Ayahuasca

    • By: David Remnick, Ariel Levy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In trendy places like Brooklyn and Silicon Valley, the drug of the moment is ayahuasca: a psychedelic brew that makes its users vomit, cry, ...

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    • 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 71
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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      5 out of 5 stars 66

    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 that made him feel socially awkward. But with a talent for basketball and an unmatched team of supporters, Lew Alcindor was able to transform and to become Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

    • 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 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    A world famous basketball player writing about the history of World War II may seem incongruous. But there is an order to these things; Abdul-Jabbar's high school mentor, Leonard Smith, was in the 761st Battalion, the first all-black tank battalion 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: $27.93

    • Turkey Issues Arrest Warrants for Allies of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince

    • By: Kareem Fahim
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ISTANBUL — A Turkish court issued arrest warrants Wednesday for two close aides to Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and de facto leader, after prosecutors accused the aides of helping plan the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey’s state-run news agency said.

    "Turkey Issues Arrest Warrants for Allies of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince " is from the December 05, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Partnerz in Crime

    • By: Kareem
    • Narrated by: L. Steven Taylor
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Korey Taylor, a.k.a. "Killa Korey" and his ace, Hammer, were sentenced to serve two decades in federal prison, but after an unexpected change in the crack cocaine sentencing laws, Korey is released. Now he's on his way home to Charlotte, North Carolina. Like Hammer, Korey is a thug with a violent nature, nothing to joke around with in the cold streets. However, while serving his time, Korey took classes that he hoped would help him become someone other than a drug dealer. Armed with a new way of thinking and a deep desire to reconnect with his teenage daughter, Korey wants to wave goodbye to the game.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Story

    • By DLD on 03-11-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 4 Steps to Your Authentic Career

    • How to Discover Your True Career Path
    • By: Kareem Kamal El Gazzar
    • Narrated by: Celia Lynn
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Kareem is an Egyptian social philosopher who lives and was raised in Cairo Egypt. He has graduated from the Arab Academy for Science & Technology with a bachelor degree in Business Administration on 2004. He started working at various companies and industries in Egypt until he traveled to Dubai as a qualitative researcher on 2006. He returned to Egypt after three years in order to help Egyptian society by pursuing his entrepreneurship dreams and starting up a think tank.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Year After the Ritz-Carlton Roundup, Saudi Elites Remain Jailed by the Crown Prince

    • By: Kevin Sullivan, Kareem Fahim
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Somewhere in this kingdom, Prince Turki bin Abdullah is locked away.

    "A Year After the Ritz-Carlton Roundup, Saudi Elites Remain Jailed by the Crown Prince" is from the November 05, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kevin Sullivan and Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Master Intellects and Creative Giants

    • On the Shoulders of Giants
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Narrated by: Jesse L. Martin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    New York Times best-selling author and NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar examines some of the leading political and cultural figures of the Harlem Renaissance - including Marcus Garvey,W.E.B. Du Bois, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Langston Hughes, and many more.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Turkish Police Raid Villa Outside Istanbul in Search for Khashoggi’s Body

    • By: Kareem Fahim
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ISTANBUL — Turkish police raided a villa in a rural district southeast of Istanbul early Monday as part of their ongoing search for the body of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist who was killed in Istanbul by Saudi agents last month, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

    "Turkish Police Raid Villa Outside Istanbul in Search for Khashoggi’s Body" is from the November 26, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • CIA Director Briefs President on Audio Purportedly Capturing the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

    • By: Karen DeYoung, Tamer El-Ghobashy, Kareem Fahim
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed President Trump on Thursday about her trip this week to Turkey, where she listened to audio purportedly capturing the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia appeared to acknowledge that its agents had murdered the dissident Saudi journalist in a “premeditated” operation.

    "CIA Director Briefs President on Audio Purportedly Capturing the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi" is from the October 25, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung, Tamer El-Ghobashy and Kareem Fahim and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • 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 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    In On the Shoulders of Giants, indomitable basketball star and best-selling author and historian Kareem Abdul-Jabbar invites listeners on an extraordinarily personal journey back to his birthplace. He leads us through one of the greatest political, cultural, literary, and artistic movements in our history, revealing the tremendous impact the Harlem Renaissance had on both American culture and his own life.

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

    • By Marianne on 10-06-08

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Saudi Arabia-Led Military Coalition Launches Offensive on Yemen Port City of Hodeida

    • By: Kareem Fahim, Missy Ryan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ISTANBUL — A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition and its local allies launched a long-anticipated offensive on the Yemeni port city of Hodeida early Wednesday, opening a new front in the country’s intractable civil conflict and raising fears for millions of civilians.

    "Saudi Arabia-Led Military Coalition Launches Offensive on Yemen Port City of Hodeida" is from the June 13, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kareem Fahim and Missy Ryan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Brothers in Arms

    • The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anthony Walton
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Brothers in Arms recounts the extraordinary story of the 761st Black Panthers, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Yup

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $19.93

    • 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 29
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    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. He uses his unique blend of erudition, street smarts, and authentic experience in essays on the country's seemingly irreconcilable partisan divide, both racial and political; parenthood; and his own experiences as an athlete, an African American, and a Muslim.

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

    • By Andy on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Turkish President Says Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Was ‘Planned,’ Calls for Extradition of Saudi Suspects

    • By: Kareem Fahim, Tamer El-Ghobashy, Chico Harlan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a “planned” and “brutal” murder and called on Saudi Arabia to extradite 18 suspects to Turkey to face justice for the crime.

    "Turkish President Says Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Was ‘Planned,’ Calls for Extradition of Saudi Suspects" is from the October 23, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kareem Fahim, Tamer El-Ghobashy and Chico Harlan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Turkish Prosecutor Says Khashoggi Was Strangled and Dismembered in Saudi Consulate

    • By: Louisa Loveluck, Kareem Fahim
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ISTANBUL — Turkey’s public prosecutor said Wednesday that Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered upon arrival at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month as part of a premeditated plan to kill the prominent journalist and dispose of his body.

    "Turkish Prosecutor Says Khashoggi Was Strangled and Dismembered in Saudi Consulate" is from the October 31, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Louisa Loveluck and Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Saudi Arabia, in Latest Reversal, Says Khashoggi’s Killing Was Premeditated

    • By: Tamer El-Ghobashy, Kareem Fahim
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ISTANBUL — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a planned operation, citing information it received from Turkish investigators in Istanbul, according to a statement from the kingdom’s Foreign Ministry.

    "Saudi Arabia, in Latest Reversal, Says Khashoggi’s Killing Was Premeditated" is from the October 25, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tamer El-Ghobashy and Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Basketball Comes to Harlem

    • On the Shoulders of Giants, Volume 3
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Narrated by: Bob Costas
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Best-selling author and NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes listeners on a tour through the segregated days of early basketball. Along the way, hoops icons like Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, and John Wooden share their thoughts, while broadcast legend Bob Costas narrates.

    Regular price: $10.49

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