Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin has exploded onto the media scene as the NBA's newest star---and the first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. Chronicling his basketball career from high school to the pros, this behind-the-scenes look at Lin's life also explores how his faith, family, education, and cultural inheritance have contributed to his success. 176 pages, softcover from Center Street.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Center Street Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.5 (inches) ISBN-13: 9781455523948 Availability: In Stock
Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin recently became a New York Knicks phenomenon and he's the NBA's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. The book will chronicle Lin's high school, college and early career in the NBA with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success as starting point guard with the Knicks. It will explore how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education and cultural inheritance have contributed to his success. The book will also include interviews with basketball experts on Jeremy's future in the NBA, Asian-American thought leaders on the role of race in Jeremy's rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.
Timothy Dalrymple is Director of Content for Patheos.com. He earned his bachelor's degree at Stanford University, a M.Div. at Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. at Harvard University. A former elite gymnast whose career ended when he broke his neck in warm-ups for a competition, Dr. Dalrymple has written and spoken broadly on faith and sports issues. His interviews with Jeremy Lin over the past two years, followed the basketball phenomenon even before his emergence on the world stage.