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King of the World
Author: David Remnick

ISBN: 9780330371896
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 1 March 2000
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 2.5
Description:
There were mythic sports figures before him - Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio - but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mould.

He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself.

As Muhammad Ali, he would become the most recognised face on the planet. Ali was a transcendent athlete and entertainer, a heavyweight Fred Astaire, a rapper before rap was born. He was a mirror of his era, a dynamic figure in the racial and cultural battles of his time.

This unforgettable story of his rise and self-creation, told by a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, places Ali in a heritage of great American originals.

About the Author

David Remnick is the editor of the New Yorker. He began his career as a sportswriter for the Washington Post and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for Lenin's Tomb. He is also the author of Resurrection and The Devil Problem and Other True Stories, a collection of essays. He lives in New York City with his wife and t...

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