King of the World

King of the World

The Rise of Muhammad Ali

Book - 1998
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Publisher: New York : Random House, c1998.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375500657
0375500650
Branch Call Number: 796.83/REMN
Characteristics: 326p. 24cm.

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DINAH30 Jul 12, 2013

intresting book would love to read it

crankylibrarian Nov 03, 2011

The powerful story of Muhammad Ali and his game-changing role in the civil rights movement, and the evolving imagery of black men in America. Author David Remnick contrasts the three major heavyweight champions of the 1960s (Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, and Ali) as competing models of black identity: the "Bad Negro", (Liston) the "Good Negro", (Patterson) and Ali, who refused to follow either prescribed role.

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