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    • 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
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    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

    • Mycroft Holmes

    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse
    • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,655
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    "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

    • 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
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      5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
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      5 out of 5 stars 64

    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 88
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    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

    • 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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    • Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Is ‘Chief of the Tribe’ in a Cowed House of Saud

    • By: Kevin Sullivan, Karen DeYoung, Souad Mekhennet, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    RIYADH — For just over two years, until June 2017, Mohammed bin Nayef was crown prince of Saudi Arabia, the designated heir to the throne. A grandson of the kingdom’s founder, with long experience at high levels of government, he was the first of his generation to reach the direct line of succession.

    "Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Is ‘Chief of the Tribe’ in a Cowed House of Saud" is from the October 30, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kevin Sullivan, Karen DeYoung, Souad Mekhennet and Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 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 Calls Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance ‘Very, Very Upsetting’

    • By: Erin Cunningham, Kareem Fahim
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that he was closely following the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling it “very, very upsetting,” but stopped short of confirming reports that he had been killed soon after he entered Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul last week.

    "Turkish President Calls Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance ‘Very, Very Upsetting’" is from the October 07, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Erin Cunningham and Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 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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    • 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.

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    • 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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    • Spinal Tap Test Gauges Sports Concussion Severity

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

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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.

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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 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      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

    • After Journalist Vanishes, Focus Shifts to Young Prince’s ‘Dark’ and Bullying Side

    • By: Kareem Fahim, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When he hosted last October’s glittering global investment conference in Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had the world at his fingertips. Thousands of investors, corporate chieftains and government leaders flocked to the kingdom to hear the charismatic young heir to the Saudi throne outline his plans for modernization of the reclusive kingdom, and to be invited along for the ride and the profits.

    "After Journalist Vanishes, Focus Shifts to Young Prince’s ‘Dark’ and Bullying Side" is from the October 13, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung and Kareem Fahim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Sending Pompeo ‘Immediately’ to Meet Saudi King over Missing Journalist

    • By: Souad Mekhennet, Kareem Fahim, John Wagner
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Trump said Monday that he is sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Saudi King Salman amid the mounting international backlash over missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

    "Trump Sending Pompeo Immediately’ to Meet Saudi King over Missing Journalist" is from the October 15, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kareem Fahim, John Wagner and Souad Mekhennet and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Partnerz in Crime

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

    • Yemeni Troops, Backed by United Arab Emirates, Take City from Al-Qaida

    • By: Saeed Al Batati, Kareem Fahim, Eric Schmitt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Yemeni Troops, Backed by United Arab Emirates, Take City from Al-Qaida" is from the April 24, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Saeed Al Batati, Kareem Fahim and Eric Schmitt and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Straight Scandalous!

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

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