By Jonathan Eig
SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR.
WINNER OF THE PEN/ESPN AWARD FOR LITERARY activities WRITING.
the days activities e-book AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR.
the main finished and definitive biography of Muhammad Ali that has ever been released, according to greater than 500 interviews with those that knew him most sensible, with many dramatic new discoveries approximately his lifestyles and career.
whilst the frail, trembling determine of Muhammad Ali lit the Olympic flame in Atlanta in 1996, a television viewers of as much as three billion humans used to be back gripped by means of the tale of the world's most renowned carrying icon. the guy who had as soon as been reviled for his refusal to struggle for his nation and for his fast-talking denunciation of his competitors was once now virtually universally cherished, the genuine fee of his astonishing boxing career transparent to see.
In Jonathan Eig's ground-breaking biography, sponsored up with a lot distinct new learn particularly commissioned for this book, we get a beautiful portrait of 1 of the main major personalities of the second one half the 20th century. we're not simply taken contained in the ring for essentially the most well-known bouts in boxing background, we additionally find out about his own lifestyles, his funds, his religion and the moments whilst the 1st indicators of his physical decline started to express. Ali used to be a symbol of freedom and braveness, a hero to many, yet this can be additionally a really own tale of a warrior who vanquished each opponent yet was once eventually introduced down via his personal obdurate refusal to quit.
An epic story of a fighter who turned the world's most famed pacifist, Ali: A Life does complete justice to a unprecedented man.
'Remarkable...the previous chapters dazzle us' The Times
'Goes deeper and uncovers greater than any Ali biography has sooner than' Esquire
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Ali: A Life: Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2017 by Jonathan Eig