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Jeremy Lin

by Timothy Dalrymple

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PUBLISHED: 8th May 2012
ISBN: 9781455523948
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Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin is the New York Knicks' and NBA's newest star. He's also the league's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. JEREMY LIN chronicles Lin's basketball career from high school to the pros with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success, and explores how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education, and cultural inheritance have contributed to that success. The book also includes interviews with basketball experts on Lin's future in the NBA, noted Asian-American intellectuals on the role of race in his rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.
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  • Paperback
    $22.19
PUBLISHED: 8th May 2012
ISBN: 9781455523948
ANNOTATION:
Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin is the New York Knicks' and NBA's newest star. He's also the league's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. JEREMY LIN chronicles Lin's basketball career from high school to the pros with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success, and explores how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education, and cultural inheritance have contributed to that success. The book also includes interviews with basketball experts on Lin's future in the NBA, noted Asian-American intellectuals on the role of race in his rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.

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Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin is the New York Knicks' and NBA's newest star. He's also the league's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. JEREMY LIN chronicles Lin's basketball career from high school to the pros with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success, and explores how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education, and cultural inheritance have contributed to that success. The book also includes interviews with basketball experts on Lin's future in the NBA, noted Asian-American intellectuals on the role of race in his rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.

Publisher Description

Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin recently became a New York Knicks phenomenon and he's the NBA's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. The book will chronicle Lin's high school, college and early career in the NBA with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success as starting point guard with the Knicks. It will explore how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education and cultural inheritance have contributed to his success. The book will also include interviews with basketball experts on Jeremy's future in the NBA, Asian-American thought leaders on the role of race in Jeremy's rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.

Author Biography

Timothy Dalrymple is Director of Content for Patheos.com. He earned his bachelor's degree at Stanford University, a M.Div. at Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. at Harvard University. A former elite gymnast whose career ended when he broke his neck in warm-ups for a competition, Dr. Dalrymple has written and spoken broadly on faith and sports issues. His interviews with Jeremy Lin over the past two years, followed the basketball phenomenon even before his emergence on the world stage.

Long Description

Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin recently became a New York Knicks phenomenon and he's the NBA's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. The book will chronicle Lin's high school, college and early career in the NBA with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success as starting point guard with the Knicks. It will explore how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education and cultural inheritance have contributed to his success. The book will also include interviews with basketball experts on Jeremy's future in the NBA, Asian-American thought leaders on the role of race in Jeremy's rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.

Product Details

Author
Timothy Dalrymple
Pages
176
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company
Year
2012
ISBN-10
1455523941
ISBN-13
9781455523948
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
The Reason for the Linsanity
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Section: 16 pages of colour photos
Media
Book
Short Title
JEREMY LIN
Language
English
Publication Date
2012-05-08
Audience
General/Trade