Sterling Biographies: Muhammad Ali: King of the Ring

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$8.79 - $69.88
UPC:
9781402763649
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2010-04-06
Author:
Stephen Timblin
Language:
english

Product Overview

He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, darting and dancing his way to boxings heavyweight world championship. In the process, the fleet-footed and motormouthed fighter became King of the Ring and more: a cultural icon who dominated headlines, generated controversy, and enthralled even those audiences uninterested in the sport. Learn the fascinating facts about this dazzling champ:

-How he began boxing at only age 12and the trainer who first knew he was something special

- His involvement in the controversial Nation of Islam

- What happened when he refused to fight in the Vietnam War

- Round-by-round coverage of his Rumble in the Jungle and Thrilla in Manila matchups with George Foreman and nemesis Joe Frazier

- His present-day battle with Parkinsons Syndrome

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