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Muhammad Ali

Author: Terry Barber
Publisher: [Edmonton] : Grass Roots Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a boxer, Muhammad brought unprecedented speed and grace to the sport of boxing. The phrase "floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee" comes to mind when we think of Ali. Sports Illustrated named him "Sportsman of the Century." In 2005, he received the United States of America's highest civil award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom."
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Ali
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Barber
ISBN: 9781894593588 1894593588
OCLC Number: 137231139
Description: 48 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents: A boy learns to box --
Dreams and goals --
Clay turns pro --
World champion --
Ali fights racism --
The Vietnam War --
Ali returns to the ring --
More than a boxer --
Glossary --
Talking about the book.
Responsibility: Terry Barber.

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"As a boxer, Muhammad brought unprecedented speed and grace to the sport of boxing. The phrase "floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee" comes to mind when we think of Ali. Sports Illustrated named him "Sportsman of the Century." In 2005, he received the United States of America's highest civil award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom."

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