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Sting like a bee

JoseМЃ Torres

Sting like a bee

the Muhammad Ali story

by JoseМЃ Torres

  • 15 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ali, Muhammad, -- 1942-,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJosé Torres with Bert Randolph Sugar ; preface by Norman Mailer ; epilogue by Budd Schulberg ; sketches by LeRoy Neiman.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsSugar, Bert Randolph.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1132.A4 T67 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22542324M
    ISBN 109780803220560
    LC Control Number2008040159

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Fast-paced account of Muhammad Ali’s struggle as a conscientious draft objector, a flashpoint for a tumultuous era. Prolific sportswriter Montville (Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend,etc.) writes in a breezy, colloquial style, but his diligent research allows him to capture both the inimitable Ali and the larger social sweep of the mid Author: Leigh Montville.

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