Becoming Kareem

Becoming Kareem

Growing up on and Off the Court

Book - 2017
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In his first memoir written especially for young readers, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will focus on his relationships with several important coaches in his life - including his father, his high-school coach and Coach Wooden - as he tells the story of his life and career.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316555388
Call Number: jB ABDU
Characteristics: xii, 289 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Obstfeld, Raymond 1952-


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What influenced one of the greatest players in basketball history? Find out from the man himself.

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