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The champ : the story of Muhammad Ali

Author: Tonya Bolden; R Gregory Christie
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Muhammad Ali is one of the world's best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From his unlikely beginnings as a skinny, young Cassius Clay learning to box at a local gym to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world at the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," where even the skies let loose with rain right after his victory, Ali has captivated the world. Tonya Bolden's careful research  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tonya Bolden; R Gregory Christie
ISBN: 0375824014 9780375824012 0375924019 9780375924019
OCLC Number: 55124435
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Responsibility: by Tonya Bolden ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
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Muhammad Ali is one of the world's best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From his unlikely beginnings as a skinny, young Cassius Clay learning to box at a local gym to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world at the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," where even the skies let loose with rain right after his victory, Ali has captivated the world. Tonya Bolden's careful research and elegant telling, paired with R. Gregory Christie's incredible paintings, make this a book that will inform and inspire readers of all ages.

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