A Beautiful Sickness: Reflections on the Sweet Science

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University of Arkansas Press, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 266 pages
This is the second collection of articles on professional boxing to be published in book form by acclaimed writer Thomas Hauser. It offers unique insights into Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Shane Mosely, Ray Jones Jr. and many more superstars, as well as an insider's critique of the sweet science today. Satirical, whimsical, and pungent, Hauser deftly maps the politics and poli-tricks of the world's only true universal sport.

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Thomas Hauser is the author of twenty-six books, including Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times?the definitive biography of the most famous man on earth. The University of Arkansas Press reissued his first book on boxing, The Black Lights, in 2000 and will reissue his first collection of boxing articles, Muhammad Ali and Company, in 2002.

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