The Greatest - Muhammad Ali - John Cunliffe Reviews
Description:ISBN 0590543431 / Genre: Junior Books / Author: John Cunliffe / Paperback / Reading Level: Ages 9-12 / 192 Pages / Book is published ... more
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by - written on 15/05/11 (Very useful, 93 readings)
The Greatest - Muhammad Ali was written by John Cunliffe and published in 2000. This is a relatively lightweight trawl through the life and times of boxing's most beloved icon and aimed at younger readers as an introduction to the great man. Despite the fact that more adult boxing obsessives who have blustered through the likes of Thomas Hauser's Muhammad Ali: His Life & Times and David Remnick's King of the World will not learn anything new here, it's still quite good fun and contains a generous helping of pleasant black & white photographs. The book has two main objectives. (1) To cover Ali's boxing career and enable the reader to learn why he is so highly ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/04/01, updated on 14/08/01 (Useful, 133 readings)
This opinion is about the boxer rather than the book, as I could not find the category that it was supposed top be in. However, I feel so strongly about this that I felt it deserves a place on dooyoo somewhere. While watching a documentary on this man, born on January 17, 1942, it became quite apparent to me that there will never be another Muhammad Ali. He definitely is one of a kind. His ability to call the round in which he would defeat his opponent was uncanny. He is a man who is dedicated to fighting for his rights, and standing up for whatever he believes in. This fact is proven whether fighting in a boxing arena or in a political one. Muhammad would ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/11/00, updated on 11/11/00
I have just read Mohammad Ali's book. Mohammed Ali ‘ The Greatest- My Own Story’ is a must read for all those who claim to be fans of the Great fighter. It is a moving book, which pin points the ups and downs of his life. Titled ‘My Own Story’ this is definitely his own story, his story about his struggles, his boxing life which brought him fame and made him the Greatest. He describes his home life, what made him become a boxer and a good one at that, his role models, I could describe to you each part of the book as it all has significance but I won’t. I will however re-write is one of his poems that will give you ... Read the complete review