Decades after his final fight, Muhammad Ali remains larger than life in the imagination of hundreds of millions of people around the . But that is only half the tale
Decades after his final fight, Muhammad Ali remains larger than life in the imagination of hundreds of millions of people around the world. He won the heavyweight championship at age twenty-two by conquering Sonny Liston in dramatic fashion. The political establishment stripped him of his prize when he refused induction into the United States Army during the height of the war in Vietnam. But that is only half the tale. Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times is also the story of Ali, the man. Author Thomas Hauser got closer to Ali than any previous biographer.
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An in-depth look at the three-time heavyweight champion boxer and Olympic gold medalist, his challenges, successes, and the physical price he paid for success in the ring. Today, though he suffers from Parkinson's disease, he remains publicly active.
Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times. Athlete, activist, rebel, poet, legend-Muhammad Ali stood larger than life in the imagination of hundreds of millions of people around the world. A gold medalist at the 1960 Olympics, he won the heavyweight championship at age twenty-two by conquering Sonny Liston in dramatic fashion. In the weeks after the upset victory, he confirmed his membership in the Nation of Islam and told reporters he would no longer answer to his slave name : Cassius Clay.
Jon E. Lewis is a historian and writer, whose books on history and military history are sold worldwide. He holds graduate and postgraduate degrees in history. His work has appeared in New Statesman, the Independent, Time Out and the Guardian. He lives in Herefordshire with Jon E.
NOTE-the picture on the front has what looks like paint streaks near Ali's gloves and head. Looks like scratches from rubbing on something.
the then Cassius Clay was the first boxer to win the world heavyweight championship three separate times.
Title: The Life And Times of Muhammad Ali,Author: Jon E. Lewis,Illustrated,1996 - Siena Book,Format: Miniature Hardcover Book (4 1/4" x 3 1/4"),Pages: 69,ISBN: 0752515810,Condition: Very Good. Muhammad ali (b. 1942). A flamboyant personality who loved media attention, predicted his successes in verse, and proclaimed himself "The Greatest", the then Cassius Clay was the first boxer to win the world heavyweight championship three separate times.
Ali, Muhammad, 1942- - Juvenile literature, Ali, Muhammad, 1942-, Boxers (Sports) - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature, Boxers (Sports), African Americans - Biography. Chelsea House Publishers.