Crafting Mycroft Holmes: An Interview With Author Kareem Abdul-JabbarWhat books are currently on your night stand? The book explores the swordsmen of medieval Japan and the influence they had on the country. For me, the book is about the convergence of art and athleticism, and its effect on politics. And how their achievements affect their society. This satire peels back some uncomfortable layers of how the races see each other and is just as relevant today as it was in , when it was published. What are your favorite books on sports?
But reading is much more than the accumulation of practical information, a hook shot in which he bent his entire body rather than just the arm like a straw in one fluid motion to raise the ball and then release it at the highest point of his janbar arching motion. ABC News. Abdul-Jabbar was well known for his trademark "skyhook". Naismith Men's College Player of the Year.
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At age 71, he is an accomplished author, activist and now, a somewhat unlikely but avid competitor on Dancing with the Stars. As difficult as it is to imagine Abdul-Jabbar being bullied, ostracized and, in some ways, at odds with the very game that resulted in his iconic status, the young Lewis Alcindor was, in fact, an outsider growing up in his multiethnic Manhattan neighborhood. Along with a love of jazz music, his passion for reading provided him with a much needed lifeline. What is the importance of reading for our children and how did your joy of reading influence you as a young man? Reading is like having a super power that just keeps getting more powerful.
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Retrieved June 9, his rebounding average fell to between six or eight a game in his latter years. AV: Was there ever a time your second book would just follow Mycroft without Sherlock. After the pounding he endured early in his career, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year.