KING OF THE WORLD: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A literate, intelligent evocation of the great heavyweight champion. Remnick (Resurrection, 1997, etc.), the Pulitzer Prize winner who is now editor of the New Yorker, opens—wisely—with the September 1962 fight between Floyd Patterson and Sonny Liston. His profiles of both men are remarkable studies of the sociological backdrop for Ali's entrance upon the scene. Patterson was cast as the good ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

This book is all about boxing. One of the guys patterson is the chapion in boxing. He is surposed to fight someone named clay Liston. Liston ends up loosing the match at one of the main avents. That match was for the chapion chip. Read full review

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