Muhammad Ali (Hardcover)

A Tribute to the Greatest

By Thomas Hauser

Pegasus Books, 9781681771694, 288pp.

Publication Date: June 8, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/15/1992)
Compact Disc (7/1/2016)
Compact Disc (7/1/2016)
MP3 CD (7/1/2016)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (5/2/2016)

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In this celebratory volume, New York Times bestselling author Thomas Hauser provides a compelling retrospective of Ali's life. relying on personal insights, interviews with close associates and other contemporaries, and memories gathered over the course of decades on the cutting edge of boxing journalism, Hauser explores Ali in colorful detail inside and outside the ring.

Muhammad Ali has attained mythical status. But in recent years, he has been subjected to an image makeover by corporate America as it seeks to homogenize the electrifying nature of his persona. Hauser argues that there has been a deliberate distortion of what Ali believed, said, and stood for, and that making Ali more presentable for advertising purposes by sanitizing his legacy is a disservice to history as well as to Ali himself.