Title: Muhammad Ali
Publisher: Ebury Press
Book Condition: New
Explores and celebrates the life and career of the most famous and revered sportsperson in the world - Muhammad Ali. This work offers an account of Ali's meteoric rise to fame, both as a champion boxer and controversial media icon. It also considers his lasting influence in areas way beyond the sporting arena. Num Pages: 288 pages, 200. BIC Classification: BGS; WSTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 273 x 294 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1690. . 2002. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780091886806
Synopsis: Muhammad Ali has proved to be one of the most charismatic and compelling figures of the last century. Voted Sports Personality of the Century in 1999, he has towered over his generation, both in the ring and out of it. This incredible story of Muhammad Ali was first published in 1975. A quarter of a century on, Ali remains a legend in his own lifetime. The Glory Years is based on exhaustive interviews with Ali's friends, family and associates, now extensively updated to bring his story into the 21st century. It revisits his fantastic reign and celebrates his life, both in the ring and out, with a stunning collection of photographs taken over the last fifty years. Some are being published here for the first time ever, with a silver printing process that makes this book a truly unique volume and a fitting celebration of a glorious reign.
About the Author: Felix Dennis was imprisoned in 1971 as co-editor of OZ magazine. After his acquittal on appeal, he founded his own magazine publishing company in 1973 and made millions with the sale of Personal Computer World and MacUser in the mid-eighties. Today, Dennis Publishing remains a privately owned company with headquarters in London and New York City. Titles include The Week, Auto Express, Computer Shopper and Maxim. The annual Sunday Times Rich List estimates that Felix Dennis is the 65th richest individual in the UK. Following a life-threatening illness, his first collection of poetry, A Glass Half Full was published by Hutchinson and the second, Lone Wolf, in 2004. His third collection, When Jack Sued Jill, was published by Ebury Press in November 2006. His other interests include planting trees and he divides his time between homes in Warwickshire, London, New York, Connecticut and the Caribbean island of Mustique.
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