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The Fight : Popular Penguins
Author: Norman Mailer

ISBN: 9780143566311
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 29 August 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.9 x 1.5
Description:
In Kinshasa, Zaire, 1974, Muhammad Ali met George Foreman in the ring. Foreman's famous tactical use of silence, serenity and raw cunning made him the undefeated reigning World Heavyweight Champion. For Ali, the challenger, the contest had to begin in the mind. This legendary fight was to make boxing history with an explosive meeting of indomitable wills, unwavering nerves, and monumental egos.

About The Author

Norman Mailer was born in 1923 and went to Harvard when he was sixteen. He majored in engineering, but it was while he was at university that he became interested in writing; he published his first story when he was eighteen. After graduating he served during the war in the Philippines with the Twelfth Armoured Cavalry regiment from Texas; those were the years that formed The Naked and the Dead (1948). His other books include Barbary Shore (1951), The Deer Park (1955), Advertisements for Myself (1959), Deaths for the Ladies, a volume of poetry (1962), The Presidential Papers (1963), An American Dream (1964), Why Are We in Vietnam? (1967), The Armies of the Night (1968), Miami and the Siege of Chicago (1968), A Fire on ...

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