Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim

Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim

<p>Michael Jordan was a late bloomer.Cut from the Varsity basketball team in high school when he first tried out, Michael nonetheless became the best basketball player that ever lived&#8212;Rare Air Jordan.The true story of how Michael Jordan achieved this amazing level of success as a basketball player&#8212;and as the high king of commercial endorsements&#8212;underscores one of the new roles of athletes in our society today.Here's a fascinating look at both the evolution of basketball and Michael Jordan's stunning climb to the peak of his sport, and his season in minor league baseball.</p>

Robert Lipsyte
HarperCollins

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