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Muhammad Ali : a biography

Author: Anthony O Edmonds
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the heavyweight fighter, both in and out of the ring.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edmonds, Anthony O.
Muhammad Ali.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali; Muhammad (Sportler) Ali; Muhammad Ali; Muhammad (Sportler) Ali
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony O Edmonds
ISBN: 0313014353 9780313014352
OCLC Number: 65428957
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 144 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Timeline : significant events in Muhammad Ali's life --
Boxing in its historical and cultural context --
The Lip is launched : Cassius Clay emerges, 1942-1960 --
The Lip arrives : May 1960-June 1963 --
The Liston bouts and the "total eclipses of the Sonnys" : June 1964-May 1965 --
The brief ascendancy and long fall : June 1965-April 1967 --
Exile : April 1967-September 1970 --
A triumphant return : April 1970-January 1974 --
From Foreman to retirement : the last professional years --
Epilogue : the real Muhammad Ali.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Anthony O. Edmonds.

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