Rules for Becoming a Legend

Rules for Becoming a Legend

A Novel

Format
Ebook
Price
$11.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101617762
  • 352 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

A spirit-stirring debut about basketball, family, and an unlikely underdog who overcomes adversity to become a legend

Basketball prodigy Jimmy “Kamikaze” Kirkus is destined for the NBA. But before he can sail off into a golden future, Jimmy must reckon with a tragic past and with a curse that has haunted his family for generations. His father had been a basketball great himself, but his dreams of stardom were traded in for a hasty marriage and parenthood. Born into a house haunted by wasted talent, alcoholism, and death, will Jimmy fall victim to the Kirkus Curse or break it once and for all?

In the same vein as the wildly popular Friday Night Lights, Rules for Becoming a Legend uses sports as a lens through which to understand family, community, catastrophe, and hope. This spirit-igniting debut announces Lane as an extraordinary young writer to watch.
Rules for Becoming a Legend

Rules for Becoming a Legend

Timothy S. Lane

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