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A Season on the Reservation: My Soujourn with the White Mountain Apache

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has always been fascinated by history -- nineteenth-century American history in particular. Tired of L.A., restless and looking for new adventure, challenge, and discovery, he decides to go live among the Apaches he's read about.He encounters a complex reality. The kids on the Alchesay Falcons team don't easily embrace what he's trying to teach them on ...more
Hardcover, 209 pages
Published March 31st 2000 by William Morrow & Company (first published February 2000)
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Roy White
A fascinating story, even if there is some 'in my day' crankiness to get through. Here is my review:
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Spencer
A quick read. It read like a diary. Informative but not deep enough. Although the author had a very short time period to write about, it may have been helpful to add a bit more depth. If your interests lie in auto-biographical or history, this might be some too light. I appreciated the author's overall experience and would like to know if he has intentions of returning to the reservation in the future.
Wes
Nov 15, 2007 Wes rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
This is a great book. It gives some insight into an overlooked part of our population (in the U.S.). It is a great book but if you enjoy studying Native American culture then this is a must-read. Also, Kareem tells how one person can make a real difference. Oh yeah, it also has basketball, a wonderful sport.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. on April 16, 1947 in New York City, New York, United States) is an American former professional basketball player and current assistant coach. Typically referred to as Lew Alcindor in his younger days, he changed his name when he converted to Islam.
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