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Long Shot: The Struggles and Triumphs of an NBA Freedom Fighter

Long Shot: The Struggles and Triumphs of an NBA Freedom Fighter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Fanning, Rory
By Hodges, Craig

Praise for Worth Fighting For [Fanning] shows us the imperial and harmful objective of US foreign policy. He shows us the courage to walk away from it, and he shows us a path to a saner society. Chicago Tribune A profoundly moving memoir. . . . I can't recommend this book highly ...enough. The Nation The reader is there along with Rory, walking every step, as challenging and rewarding experience for us as it was for him. Neil Steinberg, Chicago Sun-Times From Michael Jordan to George Bush Sr., Craig Hodges has never been shy about speaking truth to powerand it cost him dearly. In the prime of his career Hodges was blackballed from the NBA for using his platform as professional athlete to stand up against racism and economic exploitation. In this well-told, passionate, and historically literate memoir, Hodges, shares the storiesto include his encounters with Jim Brown, R Kelly, Nelson Mandela, Coretta Scott King, Michael Jordan and moreof his life-long crusade to improve the conditions for African Americans.Craig Hodges played in the NBA for ten seasons, in which he led the league in three-point shooting percentage three times. He won two NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls in 1991 and 1992, and is a three-time Three Point Contest champion at All-Star weekend.Rory Fanning walked across the United States for the Pat Tillman Foundation in 20082009, following two deployments to Afghanistan with the 2nd Army Ranger Battalion. He is the author of Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger's Journey Out of the Military.
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ISBN 9781608467426
Released NZ 31 Jul 2018
Publisher Misc - NewSouth
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)

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ISBN-13 9781608467426
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Misc - NewSouth
Imprint Haymarket Books
Released 31 Jul 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Fanning, Rory
By Hodges, Craig
Category Biography & Autobiography
Black studies
Equal Opportunities
Number of Pages 220
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 191mm
Dewey Code 796.323092
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Basketball players - United States, Hodges, Craig
NBS Text Autobiography: Sport
ONIX Text General/trade