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Yao: A Life in Two Worlds Ric Bucher

Yao: A Life in Two Worlds

Ric Bucher

Published
ISBN : 9781401359836
Paperback
320 pages
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In 2002, Yao Ming became the NBAs first foreign #1 draft pick and a media sensation. Sports writer Ric Bucher was the only American reporter with unrestricted access to Yaos first year in the NBA. Now available in paperback, Yao: A Life in TwoMoreIn 2002, Yao Ming became the NBAs first foreign #1 draft pick and a media sensation. Sports writer Ric Bucher was the only American reporter with unrestricted access to Yaos first year in the NBA. Now available in paperback, Yao: A Life in Two Worlds captures Yaos private story and traces his remarkable journey from Chinese success story to international icon. Whether winning over skeptical teammates, or treading lightly with ever-watchful Chinese officials, Yao reveals the many challenges he has faced with delicacy and humor. Spanning sports, politics, business, and popular culture, Yaos fascinating memoir reveals the humble, profoundly likeable young man behind the myth.