Jimmer Fredette to accompany new book at Deseret Book

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 18 2012 5:15 p.m. MDT

BYU's Jimmer Fredette looks for the basket as he is guarded by Florida's Alex Tyus as the BYU Cougars take on the University of Florida in at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, La., on Thursday, March 24, 2011. This is the first Sweet 16 NCAA tournament appearance for the Cougars in 30 years.

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NBA and former BYU basketball player Jimmer Fredette will be at Deseret Book in Downtown Salt Lake City as his biography is released.

Jimmer will be at the store in Salt Lake City Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., and at the BYU Bookstore at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18. He'll also be at University Village Deseret Book at 6:30 p.m.

"The Contract: Jimmer Fredette," written by Pat Forde, tells the story of how Jimmer and his brother T.J. helped each other reach their goals, according to Deseret Book. Jimmer signed a contract, written by T.J. that said, "I, James T. Fredette, agree on this day, Jan. 27, 2007, to do the work and make the necessary sacrifices to be able to reach my ultimate goal of playing in the NBA."

The book tells of Jimmer's youth and his special bond with his brother, T.J., according to Deseret Book. The book comes with a free poster of Jimmer on the inside.

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