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              What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors

              What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; Obstfeld, Raymond; Illustrated by Boos, Ben; Ford, A. G.

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              Thirteen-year-old twins Herbie and Ella learn the stories of unsung African American inventors.

              ISBN 9780763664428
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2014
              Publisher Candlewick Press,U.S
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Greatest Moments in Green Bay Packers Football History
               

              Greatest Moments in Green Bay Packers Football History (Hardback)

              By Korth, Todd; Volume editor Fitzgerald, Frances J.; By Report, Packer; Foreword by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

              It all began with Curly Lambeau's Acme Packers in 1919. Since then, the Green Bay Packers have become the most storied team in the history of professional football.After joining the National Football League in 1921, the Packers have gone on to win 12 NFL championships.Greatest Mo...ments in Green Bay Packers Football History recounts the Packers' 40 biggest games and those legendary heroes who built Titletown. Written by Todd Korth, the editor of Packer Report, and illustrated with more than 100 of the most memorable photos of this special team and its immortal players, Greatest Moments in Green Bay Packers Football History is a journey into the past which all Packer fans will enjoy.
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              ISBN 9781886110687
              Released NZ 1 Nov 1998
              Publisher Addax Publishing Group,U.S.
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              Becoming Kareem: Growing Up on and Off the Court
                

              Becoming Kareem: Growing Up on and Off the Court (Audio CD / Audio)

              Read by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; By Obstfeld, Raymond

              Disc 5 contains the conclusion to the book and includes PDF files (Mac & PC compatible).

              ISBN 9781478923404
              Released NZ 21 Nov 2017
              Publisher Little, Brown
              Interest Age Children
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              Mycroft Holmes
                

              Mycroft Holmes (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged)

              By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; Contributions by Waterhouse, Anna; Narrator Lynch, Damian

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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 Tri...nidad 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.
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              ISBN 9781978667204
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Brilliance Corporation
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              Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes
               

              Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; Walton, Anthony

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              A powerful wartime saga in the bestselling 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.

              ISBN 9780767909136
              Released NZ 10 May 2005
              Publisher Random House
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              Journey of the Heart
               

              Journey of the Heart (Hardback)

              By Crystal, Richard; Foreword by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

              Remarkably moving and uplifting, Journey of the Heart is not only a primer on how people can mentally and emotionally prepare themselves for a life-saving, risky medical procedure, but a blueprint for all generations on navigating uncertainty, triumphing against odds, chasing and... finding love and living life to its fullest with the backdrop of all that is Hollywood. At age 62, tv producer, writer and brother of show business icon Billy Crystal experiences chest pain while playing golf and learns he needs an aortal valve replacement. Without the highly innovative and challenging surgery, he would die. Facing his own mortality, Richard successfully undergoes the surgery. During his days and nights of recovery in the hospital, he revisits his past and a flood of memories rush in, allowing him to rediscover the dramatic events that shaped his life. He uses his life-affirming memories to accelerate the healing process.
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              ISBN 9780996295154
              Released NZ 23 Oct 2017
              Publisher Titletown Publishing, LLC
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              The Empty Birdcage
                

              The Empty Birdcage (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged)

              By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; Waterhouse, Anna; Narrator Lynch, Damian

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              The new novel by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, starring brothers Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes. It is 1872, and a series of gruesome murders is the talk of London. Mycroft Holmes - now 26 and a force to be reckoned with at the War Office - has no interest in the killings; howev...er his brother Sherlock has developed a distasteful fascination for the macabre to the detriment of his studies, much to Mycroft's frustration. When a ship carrying cargo belonging to Mycroft's best friend Cyrus Douglas runs aground, Mycroft persuades Sherlock to serve as a tutor at the orphanage that Douglas runs as a charity, so that Douglas might travel to see what can be salvaged. Sherlock finds himself at home among the street urchins, and when a boy dies of a suspected drug overdose, he decides to investigate, following a trail of strange subterranean symbols to the squalid opium dens of the London docks. Meanwhile a meeting with a beautiful Chinese woman leads Mycroft to the very same mystery, one that forces him to examine the underbelly of the opium trade that is enriching his beloved Britain's coffers. As the stakes rise, the brothers find that they need one another's assistance and counsel. But a lifetime of keeping secrets from each other may have catastrophic consequences....
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              ISBN 9781799755807
              Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
              Publisher Brilliance Corporation
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Mycroft and Sherlock
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              Bruin 100: The Greatest Games in the History of UCLA Basketball
               

              Bruin 100: The Greatest Games in the History of UCLA Basketball (Hardback)

              By Howard-Cooper, Scott; Foreword by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

              Facts, team statistics, individual coach and player records, top crowd attendances, the Olympians, and the 100 greatest games in UCLA basketball history -- it's all included inThe Bruin 100. But most importantly, relive the traditions and read the stories that can't be told in th...e record books.
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              ISBN 9781886110564
              Released NZ 1 Oct 1998
              Publisher Addax Publishing Group,U.S.
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              On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance
                

              On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; With Obstfeld, Raymond

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              Original publication and copyright date: 2010.

              ISBN 9781416534891
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2010
              Publisher Simon & Schuster
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              Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship on and Off the Court
                

              Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship on and Off the Court (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; Read by Author

              The legendary basketball player explores his fifty-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.

              ISBN 9781478914754
              Released NZ 28 Feb 2017
              Publisher Hachette
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