Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times

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Simon & Schuster, 15 ביוני 1992 - 544 עמודים
In the words of more than 200 of Ali’s family members, opponents, friends, world leaders, and others who have known him best, the real Muhammad Ali emerges: deeply religious, mercurial, generous, a showman in and out of the ring.

Thirty years after he burst onto the scene as a gold medal light-heavyweight at the Rome Olympics, Muhammad Ali is still a magical figure. His accomplishments in the ring were the stuff of legend—the two fights with Sonny Liston, when he proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and proved he was; the three epic wars against Joe Frazier; the stunning victory over George Foreman in Zaire; and the shocking loss and final win that made him the first man to win back the heavyweight crown twice, fourteen years after he had first claimed it.

Ali’s life has been played out as much on the front pages as on the sports pages. With brilliant immediacy and unprecedented candor, bestselling author Thomas Hauser recreates this extraordinary man.

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ביקורת משתמש  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

A superior production among boxing books, with less reference to the fights, and an attempt to cover the life away from the ring more fully. I recommend it as a good first book on Ali. קרא סקירה מלאה

MUHAMMAD ALI: His Life and Times

ביקורת משתמש  - Kirkus

A detailed, if hagiographic, account of Ali's public career and private life. Hauser (author of one of the best books ever on the fight game, 1985's Black Lights) is an obvious and uncritical fan of ... קרא סקירה מלאה

תוכן

PREFACE
9
Origins
13
The Entertainer
28
זכויות יוצרים

16 קטעים אחרים שאינם מוצגים

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מידע על המחבר (1992)

Thomas Hauser is a New York City attorney, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and the author of fourteen books, including Missing, which became the Academy Award–winning film, and The Black Lights: Inside the World of Professional Boxing.

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