Jeremy Lin by Timothy Dalrymple

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On that point, Dalrymple understands the issues at hand better than most.
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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.

About Timothy Dalrymple

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Timothy Dalrymple is Director of Content for 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.
Published May 8, 2012 by Center Street. 202 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction
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National Review Online

Reviewed by Nancy French on May 15 2012

Written in an accessible, engaging style, the book provides the behind-the-scenes stories that are even more inspiring than the pun-heavy headlines suggested.

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Christianity Today

Reviewed by Jake Meador on Jul 12 2012

On that point, Dalrymple understands the issues at hand better than most.

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The Weekly Standard

Reviewed by Fred Barnes on Jun 11 2012

Timothy Dalrymple has woven these strands into a highly readable book, which he wrote in a few weeks.

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Reviewed by Conrade Yap on May 22 2012

This book is inspiring and gives readers a background on how and why Jeremy Lin has become such a sensation.

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