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Mycroft Holmes (Signed Limited Edition) by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse

Mycroft Holmes (Signed Limited Edition) by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse
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Hardback Limited Edition
Signed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar



Mycroft Holmes (Signed Limited Edition) by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse

Hardback Limited Edition

Signed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
New & Unread - Published in 2015


Presented in with a special jacket printed in gold ink
Signed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Limited to 500 copies worldwide

A mystery adventure starring Sherlock Holmes’ older, smarter brother Mycroft Holmes

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the National Basketball Association’s all-time leading scorer, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, and a United States Cultural Ambassador

Book: Dimensions - 6 1/8” x 9 1/4” Paper stock & weight - 45Ib Norbrite Book Cream interiors Special finishes - fifth colour gold ink to jacket, emboss Binding - if separate image on binding, state what N/A Dustjacket - state if variant from regular edition and what design/image is Dustjacket - colour gold ink rather than red, black flaps Signed by - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, tip-in sheet Limited to - 500 copies

SYNOPSIS Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent, and where his fiancée Georgiana Sutton was raised. Mycroft’s comfortable existence is overturned when Douglas receives troubling reports from home. There are rumors of mysterious disappearances, strange footprints in the sand, and spirits enticing children to their deaths, their bodies found drained of blood. Upon hearing the news, Georgiana abruptly departs for Trinidad. Near panic, Mycroft convinces Douglas that they should follow her, drawing the two men into a web of dark secrets that grows more treacherous with each step they take… Written by NBA superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and screenwriter Anna Waterhouse, Mycroft Holmes reveals the untold story of Sherlock’s older brother. This harrowing adventure that changed his life, and set the stage for the man Mycroft would become: founder of the famous Diogenes Club and the hidden power behind the British government.

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR A huge Holmesian, he is the National Basketball Association’s all-time leading scorer, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, a United States Cultural Ambassador, and a New York Times bestselling author. He has written eleven books including children’s stories, two autobiographies, and several historical works. Mycroft Holmes is his first novel. His previous books for adults include Giant Steps, Kareem, Black Profiles in Courage, A Season on the Reservation, Brothers in Arms, and On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through The Harlem Renaissance. His children’s books are Streetball Crew: Sasquatch in the Paint, and What Color is My World?—which won the NAACP award for “Best Children’s Book.” His third children’s book, Streetball Crew: Stealing the Game, was published in February 2015..........he also appeared in the film 'Airplane'!

ANNA WATERHOUSE A professional screenwriter and script consultant, she has worked alongside film legends to quietly repair structure and dialogue, has consulted for premium cable miniseries and basic cable series, and co-produced a feature-length documentary for Mandalay/ HBO. She was supervising producer and co-writer (with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) of the critically acclaimed feature-length documentary On the Shoulders of Giants (Netflix and Showtime), which won the “Best Documentary” NAACP Image Award and two Telly awards in 2012. She has written several how-to screenwriting seminars for The Writers Store and teaches screenwriting at Chapman University in Southern California.

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781783299805

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