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Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali The Tribute

Author : Editors of Sports Illustrated
ISBN : 1933821043
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The definitive tribute that celebrates the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali, an American original. From his unlikely transformation from Louisville Golden Gloves winner to Olympic gold medalist to three-time heavyweight champion, civil rights hero and at one point, the most famous person on earth, Muhammad Ali and his journey were always chronicled and celebrated by Sports Illustrated's writers and photographers. Now, all of those moments and memories are collected in Muhammad Ali: The Tribute, a deluxe fully-illustrated gift book that celebrates the life and legacy of this iconic athlete and champion. He shook up the world and became the boxer who went from the sports page to the front page. As a young fighter he revolutionized boxing as the fleet-of-foot dancer who took the crown from Sonny Liston; his rivalry with Joe Frazier was legendary; he grew up into one of the toughest heavyweights of all time, winning The Rumble in the Jungle and the Thrilla in Manilla. He was then able to parlay that fame into a role as elder statesman and inspiration to decades of athletes who would come behind him. All of those moments are captured here in distinct chapters that take you from Rise to Rumble, Exile to Return, Greatest, and Statesman. Written with the keen insight that only Sports Illustrated can bring, with a special gatefold that features stats and images from every one of this legendary bouts, and hundreds more black and white and full-color photographs that have become as iconic as the man himself, Muhammad Ali: The Tribute will stand as the companion piece to a legendary man and athlete.

Muhammad Ali

Author : Thomas Hauser
ISBN : 9786022912491
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Hanya sedikit tokoh dunia yang bisa menggerakkan penikmat olahraga dan masyarakat secara luas seperti Muhammad Ali. Banyak juga yang mencoba menafsirkan kembali pengaruh dan warisannya ke dalam tulisan. Kini, Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to the Greatest memberikan kesempatan bagi kita untuk mengapresiasi secara mendalam kebenaran di balik sosok ini-sekaligus memahami Ali dan cara-cara yang ia gunakan untuk menafsirkan kembali pandangan dunia mengenai sosoknya yang penuh kontroversi. Lewat buku ini, Thomas Hauser, penulis buku laris versi The New York Times yang mendapatkan kepercayaan penuh dari Ali untuk menuliskan biografinya, memberikan sudut pandang terbaru tentang kehidupan sang petinju legendaris. Berdasarkan kedekatan personal, wawancara dengan kawan-kawan dekat dan orang-orang yang sezaman dengan Ali, serta laporan jurnalistik mengenai tinju yang mutakhir selama beberapa dekade, Hauser mengeksplorasi Ali secara terperinci, baik di dalam maupun di luar ring tinju. Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to the Greatest menguliti perubahan ini untuk mengungkapkan sosok Ali yang sebenarnya. Sosok yang penuh cinta kasih, menjunjung tinggi perdamaian, kebanggaannya akan Islam dan persamaan hak manusia, hingga responsnya terhadap dunia sekitar yang membenci sekaligus mencintainya. [Mizan, Bentang Pustaka, Biografi, Official, Sosok, Ali, Olahraga, Atlet, Terjemahan, Indonesia]

Muhammad Ali Unfiltered

Author : Muhammad Ali
ISBN : 9781501161995
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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THE FIGHTER. THE ACTIVIST. THE MAN. THE ICON. An officially authorized collection, Muhammad Ali Unfiltered is Jeter Publishing’s intimate look at one of the most inspiring figures of our age. Celebrate the life of Muhammad Ali in these 200-plus pages of images, quotes, and tributes to the Greatest of All Time. Millions of words have been said about Muhammad Ali—at least half of those by the fighter himself. Brought to the world stage through boxing, he transcended the sport with his quick feet, quick fists, and even quicker mouth. Not content to be idolized as a celebrity, he reached out to encounter the world as it was, always striving to make it a better place for everyone. A foreword and a eulogy by the legend’s widow, Lonnie Ali, sit alongside Muhammad Ali’s wit, wisdom, and inimitably photogenic self to paint a rounded portrait of a man who strove to get the most out of life and live well. Including his extemporaneous “Getting Ready to Meet God” speech and featuring more than 200 rare and iconic photos, many rare or exclusive, Muhammad Ali Unfiltered brings you the Greatest of All Time like you’ve never seen him before. Boxer. Believer. Father. Husband. Legend. Muhammad Ali proved that one person can change the world.

The Greatest My Own Story

Author : Muhammad Ali
ISBN : 9781631680359
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 74. 47 MB
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In his own words, the heavyweight champion of the world pulls no punches as he chronicles the battles he faced in and out of the ring in this fascinating memoir edited by Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Toni Morrison. Growing up in the South, surrounded by racial bigotry and discrimination, Ali fought not just for a living, but also for respect and rewards far more precious than money or glory. He was named Sportsman of the Century by Sports Illustrated and the BBC. Ali redefined what it meant to be an athlete by giving hope to millions around the world and inspiring us all to fight for what is important to us. This is a multifaceted portrait of Muhammad Ali only he could render: sports legend; unapologetic anti-war advocate; outrageous showman and gracious goodwill ambassador; fighter, lover, poet, and provocateur; an irresistible force to be reckoned with. Who better to tell the tale than the man who went the distance living it?

The Fight

Author : Norman Mailer
ISBN : 9780141913216
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Norman Mailer's The Fight focuses on the 1975 World Heavyweight Boxing Championship in Kinshasa, Zaire. Muhammad Ali met George Foreman in the ring. Foreman's genius employed silence, serenity and cunning. He had never been defeated. His hands were his instrument, and 'he kept them in his pockets the way a hunter lays his rifle back into its velvet case'. Together the two men made boxing history in an explosive meeting of two great minds, two iron wills and monumental egos.

Muhammad Ali

Author : Thomas Hauser
ISBN : 9781453241196
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 21. 41 MB
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A sweeping biography of one of the greatest and most provocative athletes of all time—“a life that needs to be understood whether you care a whit about boxing or not” (The Boston Globe). 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. The political establishment stripped him of his heavyweight title when he refused induction into the United States Army during the height of the war in Vietnam. Ultimately, Ali returned to reclaim his crown, prevailing in epic fights against the likes of Joe Frazier and George Foreman. His talent and charisma—and above all, his adherence to principle—made him a cultural icon and one of the most beloved sporting figures of all time. 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. His work—told in Ali’s own words and those of hundreds of family members, friends, rivals, and others who interacted with “The Greatest” over the decades—reveals a deeply spiritual, complex man, whose public and private battles, including his struggle against the devastating effects of Parkinson’s disease, gave new meaning to the word courage and changed forever our conception of what makes a champion. Heralded by the New York Times as “the first definitive biography of the boxer who transcended sports as no other athlete ever has,” Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand the legacy of one of the twentieth century’s most charismatic and controversial superstars. This ebook includes rare photos authorized by Muhammad Ali Enterprises.

Approaching Ali A Reclamation In Three Acts

Author : Davis Miller
ISBN : 9781631491160
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali’s retirement, told through the story of an unexpected, powerful and life-changing friendship In 1988, then struggling writer and video store worker Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali’s mother’s modest Louisville house, knocked on the door, and introduced himself to his childhood idol. Now, all these years later, the two friends have an uncommon bond, the sort that can be fashioned only in serendipitous ways and fortified through shared experiences. Miller draws from his remarkable moments with The Champ to give us a beautifully written portrait of a great man physically devastated but spiritually young—playing mischievous tricks on unsuspecting guests, performing sleight of hand for any willing audience, and walking ten miles each way to grab an ice cream sundae. Informed by great literary journalists such as Joan Didion, Tom Wolfe, and Gay Talese, but in a timeless style that is distinctly his own, Miller gives us a series of extraordinary stories that coalesce into an unprecedentedly humanizing, intimate, and tenderly observed portrait of one of the world’s most loved men.

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