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Today, I recieved as a Nikolaus gift, a German tradition [even though I'm not german] the book from Pau Gasol. 

I've been a supporter from Pau since I remember, I like him a lot, as a basketball player and as a person. With this book I've learned lots of things I didn't knew Pau liked or did, and I also learned more from the things I knew about. 

With this book, Pau, as the title says, tries to do a quick summary with photos and text of what's his life about, from childhood to now, and from a basketball player to a normal guy from Barcelona who lives in the USA. 

He shows both his american fans what's like living and the culture in Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain and to the catalan and spanish people how he deals with living and working in the USA. 

He talks about the past, but also about the future and what does he want to be, become or do. He also talks about the present, and how he relate with friends, colleagues, family, fame.... 

Gasol also talks about him and which were are and could possibly be his goals in life. The book, then, becomes a magic story in where Pau opens his doors up to where he can or wants and you really enjoy reading and seeing the photos he includes. 

You can read it in an hour, but for sure you're gonna read it again some other time, or you're going to takes notes of one of the chapters.... for sure... 'cause Pau Gasol does not open up because he wants fame or for some money... he opens up because he wants everybody to see the things he does and why he does this things. He's also an inspiration because with his words and the help of professionals he transmits his passion, the life.

I'm proud of him, and for me he is a role model. I'm also from Barcelona, I like basketball, I am a Lakers fan and I would like to live in California as well. Good job Pau! 

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