Books by Chet Walker

Released: June 19, 1995

"With its self-consciously writerly posture showing through, Long Time Coming doesn't really arrive."
A simplistic though at times touching autobiography refracted through the author's postmodern need to ``come to a broader understanding of how `self' can be described.'' On its face, Walker's chock-full story makes for good copy: born poor in segregated Mississippi; uprooted into northern integration; heavily recruited as a high school athlete; a college All-American; one of the first black NBA celebrities with the Philadelphia 76ers and then the world-champion Chicago Bulls; now a successful TV and film producer. Read full book review >