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Product Description: The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali’s retirement, told through the story of an unexpected, powerful and life-changing friendshipIn 1988, then struggling writer and video store worker Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali’s mother’s modest Louisville house, knocked on the door, and introduced himself to his childhood idol...read more

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9781410486530 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 3, 2016), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: On Easter weekend 1988, then struggling writer and movie store clerk Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali's mother's modest house in Louisville, knocked on the front door, and waited for an answer.
9781631491153 | Liveright Pub Corp, November 23, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali’s life after boxing, told through the story of an unexpected friendship.

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9781631492235 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, November 29, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali’s retirement, told through the story of an unexpected, powerful and life-changing friendshipIn 1988, then struggling writer and video store worker Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali’s mother’s modest Louisville house, knocked on the door, and introduced himself to his childhood idol.

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Product Description: Scott LeDoux’s face read like a roadmap of boxing’s last golden era—eye thumbed by Larry Holmes, brow gashed by Mike Tyson, ears stung by none other than Muhammad Ali. “George Foreman hit me so hard,” LeDoux said, “my ancestors in France felt it...read more

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9780816697199 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Scott LeDoux’s face read like a roadmap of boxing’s last golden era—eye thumbed by Larry Holmes, brow gashed by Mike Tyson, ears stung by none other than Muhammad Ali.

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Product Description: A personal tribute to the remarkable friendship between Tim Shanahan and Muhammad Ali, including dozens of never-before-told stories about Ali, his family, his entourage, and various celebrities along the way—as well as never-before-published personal photos...read more
By Chuck Crisafulli (contributor) and Tim Shanahan

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9781501102301 | Simon & Schuster, May 10, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A personal tribute to the remarkable friendship between Tim Shanahan and Muhammad Ali, including dozens of never-before-told stories about Ali, his family, his entourage, and various celebrities along the way—as well as never-before-published personal photos.

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Product Description: Muhammad Ali was not only a champion athlete, but a cultural icon. While his skill as a boxer made him famous, his strong personality and his identity as a black man in a country in the midst of the struggle for civil rights made him an enduring symbol...read more

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9781138023055 | Routledge, November 30, 2015, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Muhammad Ali was not only a champion athlete, but a cultural icon.

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9781138023062 | Pap/psc edition (Routledge, November 16, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Muhammad Ali was not only a champion athlete, but a cultural icon.

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Product Description: The two bouts between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston are widely considered the most anticipated and controversial fights in heavyweight boxing. Cassius Clay won the first bout in Miami Beach in February 1964, when Liston refused to come out for the seventh round...read more

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9781608933655 | Down East Books, October 4, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The two bouts between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston are widely considered the most anticipated and controversial fights in heavyweight boxing.

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Product Description: The rise of the most extraordinary athletic talent of our century―Muhammad AliThere had been mythic sports figures before Cassius Clay, but when he burst upon the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mold. Those were the years when boxing and boxers were at the mercy of the mob and the whim of the sportswriters...read more
By Dick Hill (narrator)

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9781501265198 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio, August 4, 2015), cover price $14.99 | also contains King Of The World | About this edition: The rise of the most extraordinary athletic talent of our century―Muhammad AliThere had been mythic sports figures before Cassius Clay, but when he burst upon the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mold.
9781455889778 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio, May 25, 2012), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The rise of the most extraordinary athletic talent of our century―Muhammad AliThere had been mythic sports figures before Cassius Clay, but when he burst upon the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mold.
9781455889761 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 25, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The rise of the most extraordinary athletic talent of our century―Muhammad AliThere had been mythic sports figures before Cassius Clay, but when he burst upon the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mold.

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Product Description: The rise of the most extraordinary athletic talent of our century―Muhammad AliThere had been mythic sports figures before Cassius Clay, but when he burst upon the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mold. Those were the years when boxing and boxers were at the mercy of the mob and the whim of the sportswriters...read more

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9781501265198 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio, August 4, 2015), cover price $14.99 | also contains King of the World | About this edition: The rise of the most extraordinary athletic talent of our century―Muhammad AliThere had been mythic sports figures before Cassius Clay, but when he burst upon the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mold.
9781423301141 | Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 25, 2006, cover price $39.25 | About this edition: Explores the transformation of Muhammad Ali from a young boxer into an internationally renowned athlete and American sports hero.
9781423301134 | Mp3 edition (Brilliance Audio, October 25, 2006), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Explores the transformation of Muhammad Ali from a young boxer into an internationally renowned athlete and American sports hero.
9781596001084 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, April 28, 2005), cover price $74.25 | About this edition: Explores the transformation of Muhammad Ali from a young boxer into an internationally renowned athlete and American sports hero.
9781596001077 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, April 28, 2005), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Explores the transformation of Muhammad Ali from a young boxer into an internationally renowned athlete and American sports hero.

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9781567408164 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 1, 1998), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Explores the transformation of Muhammad Ali from a young boxer into an internationally renowned athlete and American sports hero.

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Product Description: I can lick any son-of-a-bitch in the world. So boasted John L. Sullivan, the first modern heavyweight boxing champion of the world, a man who was the gold standard of American sports for more than a decade and the first athlete to earn more than a million dollars...read more

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9781504615709 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 7, 2015), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: I can lick any son-of-a-bitch in the world.

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Product Description: John L. Sullivan was the first modern heavyweight boxing champion of the world and the first athlete to earn more than a million dollars. His womanizing and drunken escapades were godsends to a burgeoning newspaper industry, and he embodied the American dream for latenineteenth-century immigrants as he rose from Boston's Irish working class to become the most recognizable man in the nation...read more

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9780762781522 | Lyons Pr, November 5, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: “I can lick any son-of-a-bitch in the world.

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9780762788385 | Reprint edition (Lyons Pr, March 1, 2015), cover price $18.95

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9781504615723 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 7, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: John L.

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Product Description: Greatness is often overlooked in its own time. For Ezzard Charles--one of boxing's most skilled practitioners, with a record of 93-25-1 (52 KO)--recognition took decades. Named by The Ring magazine as the greatest light heavyweight of all time, Charles was frustrated in his attempts to get a shot at the 175-pound title, and as World Heavyweight Champion (1949-1951) struggled to win the respect of boxing fans captivated by Joe Louis' power and charisma...read more

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9780786497430 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 29, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Greatness is often overlooked in its own time.

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Product Description: Philadelphia Fighters chronicles the golden era of American boxing in the pugilistic Quaker City, where top contenders settled and where many great fighters grew up during the epic period from the 1950s through the 1980s. Among the boxing figures remembered by the author are boxing writer J...read more

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9781933822655 | Camino Books Inc, March 15, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Philadelphia Fighters chronicles the golden era of American boxing in the pugilistic Quaker City, where top contenders settled and where many great fighters grew up during the epic period from the 1950s through the 1980s.

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Product Description: Covering Mike Tyson's rise through the amateur and professional boxing ranks, this book follows the Brooklyn native from his early years as a young criminal in Brownsville to his 1988 heavyweight unification match with Michael Spinks...read more

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9780786496488 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 30, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Covering Mike Tyson's rise through the amateur and professional boxing ranks, this book follows the Brooklyn native from his early years as a young criminal in Brownsville to his 1988 heavyweight unification match with Michael Spinks.

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Product Description: “Raw, powerful and disturbing—a head-spinning take on Mr. Tyson's life.”—Wall Street Journal Philosopher, Broadway headliner, fighter, felon—Mike Tyson has defied stereotypes, expectations, and a lot of conventional wisdom during his three decades in the public eye...read more
By Larry Sloman (contributor) and Mike Tyson

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9780399161285, titled "Undisputed Truth: Subtitle Tk" | Blue Rider Pr, November 12, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A bare-knuckled, tell-all memoir from Mike Tyson, the onetime heavyweight champion of the world—and a legend both in and out of the ring.

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9780142181218 | Reprint edition (Plume, October 28, 2014), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: “Raw, powerful and disturbing—a head-spinning take on Mr.

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Product Description: Back in the golden age of football, before the big, multi-million dollar contracts, and prescription turf, Baltimore Colt and Hall of Fame tackle Art Donovan was one of the all-time gridiron greats. But what most people don’t know is his connection to professional boxing...read more

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9781495978913, titled "The Fighting Donovans: The Boxing and Football Family of Professor Mike O’ Donovan, Arthur Donovan Sr. and Arthur Donovan Jr." | Createspace Independent Pub, July 3, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Back in the golden age of football, before the big, multi-million dollar contracts, and prescription turf, Baltimore Colt and Hall of Fame tackle Art Donovan was one of the all-time gridiron greats.

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Product Description: The fights resonate still: The Fight of the Century, Down Goes Frazier!, The Rumble in the Jungle, The Thrilla in Manila. And the fighters, too—MUHAMMAD ALI, JOE FRAZIER, GEORGE FOREMAN—three complicated and competitive men who happened to be vying for sport's biggest prize when boxing was still a national reassurance and its champion a cultural resource...read more

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9780306822223, titled "Bouts of Mania: Ali, Frasier, and Foreman and an America on the Ropes" | Da Capo Pr, July 8, 2014, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: The fights resonate still: The Fight of the Century, Down Goes Frazier!

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Product Description: He floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee—and this is the story of one of the greatest boxers who ever lived, through the eyes of those who knew him and saw him fight. Muhammad Ali transcended sport to become a symbol of black pride, of principled opposition to the Vietnam War, and a world-famous figure...read more
By George Foreman (foreword by)

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9781780974637 | Reprint edition (Carlton Books Ltd, February 4, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: He floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee—and this is the story of one of the greatest boxers who ever lived, through the eyes of those who knew him and saw him fight.

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Product Description: It was 1976 when Leon and Michael Spinks first punched their way into America’s living rooms. That year, they became the first brothers to win Olympic gold in the same Games. Shortly thereafter, they became the first brothers to win the heavyweight title: Leon toppled The Greatest, Muhammad Ali; Michael beat the unbeatable Larry Holmes...read more

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9780762783007 | Lyons Pr, September 3, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: It was 1976 when Leon and Michael Spinks first punched their way into America’s living rooms.

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Product Description: In his day, Jack Johnson―born in Texas, the son of former slaves―was the most famous black man on the planet. As the first African American World Heavyweight Champion (1908–1915), he publicly challenged white supremacy at home and abroad, enjoying the same audacious lifestyle of conspicuous consumption, masculine bravado, and interracial love wherever he traveled...read more

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9780520271609 | Univ of California Pr, May 14, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In his day, Jack Johnson—born in Texas, the son of former slaves—was the most famous black man on the planet.

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9780520280113 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, September 1, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In his day, Jack Johnson―born in Texas, the son of former slaves―was the most famous black man on the planet.

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Product Description: From the bestselling author of Pistol and Namath, a vivid, revealing, and fast-paced biography of the great boxer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini.Frank Sinatra fawned over him. Warren Zevon wrote a tribute song. Sylvester Stallone produced his life story as a movie of the week...read more

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9780743286350 | 1 edition (Free Pr, September 18, 2012), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the bestselling, critically acclaimed author of Namath and Pistol comes another remarkable biography—the life of Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini.

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9780743286367 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, July 9, 2013), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of Pistol and Namath, a vivid, revealing, and fast-paced biography of the great boxer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini.

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Product Description: The infamous boxing match between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield on June 28, 1997, was like none other in the sport’s history, and this insightful account of the anticipation, the gruesome fight itself, and the ongoing aftermath of that one night reveals just how much of an impact it really made...read more

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9781600787904 | Triumph Books, June 1, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The infamous boxing match between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield on June 28, 1997, was like none other in the sport’s history, and this insightful account of the anticipation, the gruesome fight itself, and the ongoing aftermath of that one night reveals just how much of an impact it really made.

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Product Description: Joe Louis held the heavyweight boxing championship longer than any other fighter and defended it a record 25 times. (In the 1930s and 1940s, the owner of the heavyweight title was the most prominent non-team sports competitor.) In addition, Louis helped bridge the gap of understanding between whites and blacks...read more

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9780786459070 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, March 22, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Joe Louis held the heavyweight boxing championship longer than any other fighter and defended it a record 25 times.

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Product Description: Three months after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, prizefighters Charles “Sonny” Liston and Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. stepped into a boxing ring in Miami to dispute the heavyweight championship of the world. Liston was a mob fighter with a criminal past, and rumors were spreading that Clay was not just a noisy, bright-eyed boy blessed with more than his share of the craziness of youth, but a believer in a shadowy cult: the Nation of Islam...read more

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9781616083694 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 15, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Three months after the assassination of John F.

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9781620875643 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, May 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Three months after the assassination of John F.

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Product Description: Now an HBO film! Catch the premiere this fall.In 1966 Muhammad Ali announced his intention to refuse induction into the United States Army as a conscientious objector. This set off a five-year battle that would strip him of his world heavyweight title, bar him from boxing, and nearly send him to prison—all at the peak of his career as the greatest boxer in history...read more

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9781590772089 | Reprint edition (M Evans & Co, December 16, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Now an HBO film!

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Product Description: This is a cradle-to-grave biography of Mickey Walker, former welterweight (1922-1926) and middleweight champion (1926-1931) of the world, one of the greatest fighters in ring history. He fought at a time when boxing was a major sport with only eight championships, and he held two of them over a nine-year period...read more

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9780786470402 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, February 19, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This is a cradle-to-grave biography of Mickey Walker, former welterweight (1922-1926) and middleweight champion (1926-1931) of the world, one of the greatest fighters in ring history.

"A well-researched and overdue tribute. Like one of Patterson's reliable left hooks, Stratton sharply recounts the life of an important, but often forgotten, two-time world heavyweight champion." — Gary Andrew Poole, author of PacMan: Behind the Scenes with Manny PacquiaoIn 1956, Floyd Patterson became, at age twenty-one, the youngest boxer to claim the title of world heavyweight champion. Later, he was the first ever to lose and regain that honor.Here, the acclaimed author W. K. Stratton chronicles the life of "the Gentle Gladiator" — an athlete overshadowed by Ali's theatrics and Liston's fearsome reputation, and a civil rights activist overlooked in the Who's Who of race politics. From the Gramercy Gym and wildcard manager Cus D’Amato to the final rematch against Ali in 1972, Patterson's career spanned boxing's golden age. He won an Olympic gold medal, had bouts with Moore and Johansson, and was interviewed by James Baldwin, Gay Talese, and Budd Schulberg. A complex, misunderstood figure — he once kissed an opponent at the end of a match — he was known for his peekaboo stance and soft-spoken nature.Floyd Patterson was boxing’s invisible champion, but in this deeply researched and beautifully written biography he comes vividly to life and is finally given his due — as one of the most artful boxers of his time and as one of our great sportsmen, a man who shaped the world in and out of the ring.

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9781845963323 | Mainstream Pub Co Ltd, November 1, 2012, cover price $27.95
9780151014309 | Houghton Mifflin, July 10, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "A well-researched and overdue tribute.

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