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Qaddafi's Point Guard

The Incredible Story of a Professional Basketball Player Trapped in Libya's Civil War

Qaddafi's Point Guard( )
Author: Owumi, Alex
Paisner, Daniel
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Rodale Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.99
Book Description:

A Nigerian native who emigrated to the United States at age 11, Alex Owumi's exploits on the basketball court led him to a successful career as a small college player. Undrafted by the NBA, Owumi pursued his pro basketball dream overseas, eventually signing with Al-Nasr of Libya, a state-run athletic club privately funded by the family of then-Libyan president Muammar Qaddafi.

Owumi's tenure with Al-Nasr was interrupted by the Libyan uprising and resulting civil war....
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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Basketball
History / Africa / North
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.38 x 9.03 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds
Author Biography
Owumi, Alex (Author)
Writer and educator Daniel Paisner received a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.A. from Boston University.

He is an adjunct professor of journalism in the communication arts department of Long Island University.

Paisner is the author of Horizontal Hold: The Making and Breaking of a Network Pilot and has collaborated on works with the likes of George Pataki, Montel Williams, and model Emme.


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