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The Muhammad Ali Reader

The Muhammad Ali Reader( )
Author: Early, Gerald
ISBN:978-0-06-223357-8
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Ecco
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

Muhammad Ali-arguably the finest athlete of the twentieth century and incontestably one of the most famous Americans of his time-is known the world over, not only for his boxing prowess, but for his rebellious courage and resilience against controversy. He has been both underdog and champion, villain and prince, playboy and staunch Muslim, exalted American and punished conscientious objector. He was the ultimate athlete-Heavyweight Champion of the World-and today confronts the...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Boxing
Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.84 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds
Author Biography
Early, Gerald (Author)
Cornell University graduate Gerald Early is an essayist and professor at Washington University.

Early was the director of African and Afro-American studies at Washington University and the director of the American Culture Studies Program. He was also named the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in Arts and Sciences.

His essays have been included in Harpers, The New Republic, and Hungry Mind Review. His books include One Nation Under a Groove: Motown and American Culture, Lure and Loathing: Essays on Race, Identity and Ambivalence of Assimilation, and Body Language: Writers on Sport. Early received the National Book Critics Circle Award for his book The Culture of Bruising: Essays on Literature, Prizefighting, and Modern American Culture.

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