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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Basketball (born 16-Apr-1947)


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; with Raymond Obstfeld. On the Shoulders of Giants: My Personal Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2007. 274pp.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; with Mignon McCarthy. Kareem. Random House. 1990. 233pp.

Arnold Hano. Kareem! Basketball Great. Putnam. 1975. 159pp.


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  4. Wikipedia [link]

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  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.2)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.2)

  8. Current Biography, 1967 Yearbook (pp.3-6)

  9. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.1)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.1)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.2)

  12. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, pp.3-5)

  13. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.512)

  14. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.7-9)

  15. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.856)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.2)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.257)

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