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Going for the gold--Hakeem Olajuwon

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Published by Avon Camelot in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Olajuwon, Hakeem, 1963- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Olajuwon, Hakeem, 1963-,
    • Houston Rockets (Basketball team) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Basketball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Basketball players.,
    • Nigerian Americans -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the career of the Nigerian-born basketball player who brought the Houston Rockets its first NBA title and has now become an American citizen.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesHakeem Olajuwon
      StatementJane Marshall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV884.O43 M37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. :
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL967676M
      ISBN 10038078677X
      LC Control Number96004129
      OCLC/WorldCa34079015


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