ON SALE 2/21/23
An intimate memoir about race, fatherhood, and basketball, from former NBA player and outspoken cultural critic, Kendrick “Perk” Perkins.
A stunning, revealing memoir . . . The book is flat out brilliant.
Kiese Laymon, MacArthur award-winning author of Heavy
Perkins is the bold and educational voice we need today . . . Perkins’ riveting stories about the NBA, his upbringing and social justice will make this book impossible to put down.
Emmanuel Acho, bestselling author of Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man
An enthralling, insider’s account . . . A thrilling ride and an astonishing achievement.
Steve Almond, author of Against Football and All the Secrets of the World
Perkins leads us to truths too often obscured by racism. This is the book you need to carry on!
Hasan Jeffries, author of Bloody Lowndes and host of the podcast Teaching Hard History
Takes the reader on a journey through Black history and Black social thought to give a unique perspective of what it is like for a Black man to make it in the NBA.
Louis Moore, author of We Will Win the Day