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Muhammad Ali : the story of a boxing legend

Author: Alan Goldstein
Publisher: London : Carlton Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee--and this is the story of one of the greatest boxers who ever lived, through the eyes of those who knew him and saw him fight. Muhammad Ali transcended sport to become a symbol of black pride, of principled opposition to the Vietnam War, and a world-famous figure. With his irresistible mix of bombast, comedy, innovation, and sublime talent, he brought boxing back to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Goldstein
ISBN: 9781780974637 1780974639
OCLC Number: 862761002
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 173 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword by George Foreman; Introduction; The Early Years; The Early Fights; Ali the Champion; Controversy; Back in the Ring; From Zaire to Manila and Beyond; Spinks and Retirement; The Legend Lives On; Fight Record.
Responsibility: Alan Goldstein ; [foreword by George Foreman].

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There was no greater sportsman on the planet than Muhammad Ali. This illustrated book charts the extraordinary life of an extraordinary man through the words of not only Ali but those around him, who  Read more...

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