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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 3,018
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,807
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,799

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

    • 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 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 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

    • Partnerz in Crime

    • By: Kareem
    • Narrated by: L. Steven Taylor
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    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

    • 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. 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

    • 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, 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: $24.95

    • Spinal Tap Test Gauges Sports Concussion Severity

    • By: Abdul-Kareem Ahmed
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Biomarkers detected in athletes’ spinal fluid could reveal the severity of concussions - and hint at potential dementia risk.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • 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 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    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: $17.95

    • Straight Scandalous!

    • By: Kareem Abdul Rahman
    • Narrated by: Tracie "T Elice" Christian
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Sex sells. Tawanna learned this early on in life and had been applying this knowledge to every aspect of her life ever since. Tawanna had no problem with using what she had in order to get what she wanted. Tawanna's daughter, who was only 15 years younger than her, was the complete opposite. Alie wanted nothing from anyone. She believed that hard work was the thing that got you to the top. Alie was an up-and-coming R&B singer whose career had risen earlier, but was now stuck at a standstill.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A whole lot of deception

    • By Dream on 01-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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

    • 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
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      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

    • On the Shoulders of Giants, Volume 4

    • Jazz Lights Up Harlem
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Narrated by: Stanley Crouch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The legendary Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes listeners back to the Harlem Renaissance - a time and place when jazz was king. Famed jazz critic Stanley Crouch narrates as Kareem shares thoughts on this distinctly American musical style and its profound influence. Also offering insights are such iconic figures as Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, and Maya Angelou.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • 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
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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: $9.95

    • Trapped

    • By: Kareem Abdul Rahman
    • Narrated by: J. J. Travis
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Trapped is the story of a single mother trying her best to raise three kids on her own, the best way that she can, while trying to manage some sort of a love life for herself. Trapped is the first installment in this series of books that will take you through the trials and tribulations of Zakia, a young woman who was on her way down a very dark and destructive path.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • How Harlem Became the Center of the Universe

    • On the Shoulders of Giants, Volume 1
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Narrated by: Avery Brooks
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Basketball legend and New York Times best-selling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recounts the birth of Harlem, from the boll weevil to the Great Migration, and discusses how Harlem influenced his life.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The iDjay Manual

    • By: Kareem Wyatt
    • Narrated by: Nick Vennekotter
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A jam-packed introduction to the iDjay application for iPad. Whether you are just beginning or thoroughly experienced, this helpful guide touches on the prominent features to brush up on your techniques!

    Regular price: $3.95