The Resource Drama in the Bahamas: : Muhammad Ali's last fight, Dave Hannigan, (electronic resource)

Drama in the Bahamas: : Muhammad Ali's last fight, Dave Hannigan, (electronic resource)

Label
Drama in the Bahamas: : Muhammad Ali's last fight
Title
Drama in the Bahamas:
Title remainder
Muhammad Ali's last fight
Statement of responsibility
Dave Hannigan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On December 11, 1981, Muhammad Ali slumped on a chair in the cramped, windowless locker room of a municipal baseball field outside Nassau. A phalanx of sportswriters had pushed and shoved their way into this tiny, breeze-blocked space. In this most unlikely of settings, they had come to record the last moments of the most storied of all boxing careers. They had come to intrude upon the grief. "It's over," mumbled Ali. "It's over." The show that had entertained and wowed from Zaire to Dublin, from Hamburg to Manila, finally ended its twenty-one-year run, the last performance not so much off-Broadway, more amateur theater in the boondocks. In Drama in the Bahamas, Dave Hannigan tells the occasionally poignant, often troubling, yet always entertaining story behind Ali's last bout. Through interviews with many of those involved, he discovers exactly how and why, a few weeks short of his fortieth birthday, a seriously diminished Ali stepped through the ropes one more time to get beaten up by Trevor Berbick
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hannigan, Dave
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by J. D. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, J. D.
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • African American boxers
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxing matches
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Drama in the Bahamas: : Muhammad Ali's last fight, Dave Hannigan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11689894
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11689894
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 35 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11689894
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Drama in the Bahamas: : Muhammad Ali's last fight, Dave Hannigan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11689894
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11689894
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 35 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11689894
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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