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Magic Johnson

J Chris Roselius

Magic Johnson

basketball star and entrepreneur

by J Chris Roselius

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Published by ABDO Pub. Co. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American basketball players,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Basketball players,
  • African American businesspeople,
  • Businessmen

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the basketball superstar, from his childhood in Michigan through his record-breaking career with the Los Angeles Lakers to his off-court work promoting HIV/AIDS awareness.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 104, 106-109) and index.

    Statementby J Chris Roselius
    SeriesLegendary athletes, Legendary athletes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV884.J63 R67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914725M
    ISBN 101617147567
    ISBN 109781617147562
    LC Control Number2010046696
    OCLC/WorldCa663953248


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