Ali: A Life

ຨ  ╃ Ali: A Life for ipad ᒅ ePUB Author Jonathan Eig ᦷ ຨ ╃ Ali: A Life for ipad ᒅ ePUB Author Jonathan Eig ᦷ This richly researched, sympathetic yet unsparing portrait of a controversial figure for whom the personal and the political dramatically fused could not come at a appropriate time in our beleaguered American history.As Muhammad Alis life was an epic of a life so Ali A Life is an epic of a biographypages in succession its narrative reads like a novel a suspenseful novel with a cast of vivid characters Joyce Carol Oates, NYT Book ReviewFinally Muhammad Ali has a biography as big, complex, and memorable as the man himselfor as close as any book can come From panoramic views of Alis place in racial, political, and cultural conflicts, to gripping accounts of his fights, to vivid close ups of his outsized personality and relationships based on new sources, Ali will fascinate you from beginning to end T J Stiles, author ofCusters TrialsandThe First Tycoon Some people want to grow up to be an astronaut Or maybe even president Or heavyweight champion of the world I always wanted to be a storyteller.The hardest story to tell is one thats been told and told well before.In Ali, Jonathan Eig, a fearless reporter, as relentless on his turf as Muhammad Ali ever was within the ring, has taken on one of twentieth century Americas biggest, baddest, most important stories and told it bigger and badder than its ever been told before Ali A Life floats like a butterfly and stings likes a bee Stop the fight Its over.Eig in a knockout.Jane Leavy, author of Sandy Koufax and The Last Boy Mickey Mantle and the End of Americas Childhood Ali is a marvelousbiographydeeply reported, illuminating, dripping with detail chapter after chapterin every wayworthy of one of the great figures of twentieth century America David Maraniss, author of When Pride Still Mattered A Life of Vince Lombardi Finally, after so many works focusing on this fight or that, the whole man, the whole life, is presented here.And what a revelation it isto be able to see how this remarkable man was shaped by his world, and how that world was, in turn, profoundly influenced by this exceptional and complicated kid from Louisville.Bravo Ken Burns A warm, compelling portrait of a winsomely enduring man Eigs richly impressive roster of interviews informs an authoritatively critical biography that is both punchy and sure footed David J Garrow, Pulitzer Prizewinning author of Bearing the Cross and Rising Star Jonathan Eigs Ali is a tour de force It is an independent, insightful and masterful assessment of The Greatest Eigs biography puts flesh and bone on Alis fuller humanity It is a must read for sports fans, boxing fans, students of American history, culture and religion Dr Randal Maurice Jelks, author of Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement A monumental study the scope of which has not been matched An utterly absorbing and richly detailed account of the most charismatic and controversial athlete of the twentieth century.Mike Silver, author of The Arc of Boxing A first rate biography .Eig does a fine job of covering all the bases .An exemplary life of an exemplary man who, despite a few missteps, deserves to be remembered long into the future.Kirkus Reviews, starred review This evenhanded account will likely be one of the most read .Eig has produced a thorough overview of a complex person Sharp quotations and expert pacing make the 600 plus pages light on their feet.Publishers WeeklyJONATHAN EIGis the author of four critically acclaimed books, two of them New York Times bestsellers He was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Monsey, New York Eig is a former staff writer for the Wall Street Journal, and he remains a contributing writer there He has written for the New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire, the Washington Post, and other publications He has appeared on Fresh Air with Terry Gross, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and in two Ken Burns films for PBS He is currently working with Burns to develop a documentary on Muhammad Ali He lives in Chicago, IL. 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    • Hardcover
    • B01N9HDV49
    • Ali: A Life
    • Jonathan Eig
    • English
    • 27 May 2017
    • 640 pages

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