I'm a Little Special - a Muhammad Ali Reader
London, Yellow Jersey Press. 1998, First. (ISBN: 0224051547). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Very good unmarked copy with usual age toning to page edges with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. First UK edition, first printing. 299 pages. 19 illustrations. The book collects thirty of the best pieces ever written about this sporting legend in an anthology by the greatest about The Greatest. Muhammad Ali's story is told by a stellar array of athletes and social commentators all of them compelled to write about this amazing man. Hunter S. Thompson, Tom Wolfe and Norman Mailer, Floyd Patterson defends Ali's right to criticise America's participation in the Vietnam War; Malcolm X explains how by declaring himself 'a man of race', Cassius Clay 'the entertainer' became Muhammad Ali the 'threat'. Ali himself contributes with some poetry in his famous interview with Playboy magazine; and Gay Talese gives us a front seat on the 1996 ride to Cuba where Ali met Fidel Castro. 14. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 010254
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 11.01 | JP„ 1254]
Keywords: Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Fidel Castro, Cuba, Norman Mailer , Floyd Patteson, Boxing 0224051547