Mycroft Holmes

Genre: Mystery

Mycroft Holmes

'When I say, therefore, that [my brother] has better powers of observation than I…I am speaking the exact and literal truth.' (Sherlock Holmes) This story occurs when Mycroft, an athletic Cambridge graduate, assists the secretary of State. He becomes embroiled in a mystery in Trinidad based on actual history. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a huge Holmesian, seven-foot-two tall, basketball's all-time leading scorer, and a US cultural ambassador. Anna Waterhouse is a professional screenwriter and script consultant.

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Run time: 10 hours
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Author
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Biography:
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.
Author
Anna Waterhouse

Biography:
A professional screenwriter and script consultant, Anna Waterhouse 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.
Narrator
Damian Lynch

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