The Resource Ali : a life, Jonathan Eig

Ali : a life, Jonathan Eig

Label
Ali : a life
Title
Ali
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Eig
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Based on more than 500 interviews, including Muhammad Ali's closest associates, and enhanced by access to thousands of pages of newly released FBI records, this is a thrilling story of a man who became one of the great figures of the twentieth century."--
Summary
Presents an unauthorized portrait of the iconic champion fighter, arguing that race was a central theme in Muhammad Ali's career, faith, and advocacy work and that his political beliefs and neurological health shaped his complex character
Tone
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2018
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10596955
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eig, Jonathan
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1090
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • African American boxers
  • Parkinson's disease
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Boxing
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
  • RELIGION / Islam / General
  • African American boxers
  • African Americans
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Race relations
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Ali : a life, Jonathan Eig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [543]-604) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Miami, 1964 -- Cassius Marcellus Clay -- The loudest child -- The bicycle -- "Every day was heaven" -- The prophet -- "I'm just young and don't give a damn" -- America's hero -- Dreamer -- "Twentieth-century exuberance" -- "It's show business" -- Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee -- The ugly bear -- "So what's wrong with the Muslims?" -- Becoming Muhammad Ali -- Choice -- "Girl, will you marry me?" -- Assassination -- Phantom punch -- True love -- A holy war -- No quarrel -- "What's my name?" -- "Against the furies" -- Exile -- Faith -- Martyr -- Song and dance and prayer -- The greatest book of all time -- Stand by me -- Comeback -- "The world is watching you" -- A different fighter -- The five-million-dollar match -- Ali v. Frazier -- Freedom -- Trickeration -- A fight to the finish -- Heart of darkness -- Fighter's heaven -- "Ali boma ye!" -- Rumble in the jungle -- Moving on up -- Impulses -- Ali-Frazier III -- Getting old -- "They may not let me quit" -- "Do you remember Muhammad Ali?" -- Staggered -- Crown Prince -- Old -- Humpty Dumpty -- The last hurrah -- Too many punches -- "He's human, like us" -- A torch -- The long, black Cadillac -- Postscript
Control code
ocn967029661
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 623 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544435247
Lccn
2017044484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967029661
Label
Ali : a life, Jonathan Eig
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [543]-604) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Miami, 1964 -- Cassius Marcellus Clay -- The loudest child -- The bicycle -- "Every day was heaven" -- The prophet -- "I'm just young and don't give a damn" -- America's hero -- Dreamer -- "Twentieth-century exuberance" -- "It's show business" -- Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee -- The ugly bear -- "So what's wrong with the Muslims?" -- Becoming Muhammad Ali -- Choice -- "Girl, will you marry me?" -- Assassination -- Phantom punch -- True love -- A holy war -- No quarrel -- "What's my name?" -- "Against the furies" -- Exile -- Faith -- Martyr -- Song and dance and prayer -- The greatest book of all time -- Stand by me -- Comeback -- "The world is watching you" -- A different fighter -- The five-million-dollar match -- Ali v. Frazier -- Freedom -- Trickeration -- A fight to the finish -- Heart of darkness -- Fighter's heaven -- "Ali boma ye!" -- Rumble in the jungle -- Moving on up -- Impulses -- Ali-Frazier III -- Getting old -- "They may not let me quit" -- "Do you remember Muhammad Ali?" -- Staggered -- Crown Prince -- Old -- Humpty Dumpty -- The last hurrah -- Too many punches -- "He's human, like us" -- A torch -- The long, black Cadillac -- Postscript
Control code
ocn967029661
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 623 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544435247
Lccn
2017044484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967029661

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