Jumpman - The Making and Meaning of Michael Jordan: Narrator

Gregory brings to life Michael Jordan's cultural significance, viewed through a socio-political lens by sports history professor Johnny Smith.

Smith, who has also written books on John Wooden, Muhammed Ali, and Mickey Mantle, recounts Michael Jordan's rise to NBA immortality and corporate America's  creation of his impossible-to-live-up-to image.

Published by Hachette, this book examines the widening gap between Jordan the man and Jordan the brand. As the country's history of racism haunted his public life, what did it really mean to Be Like Mike?

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