Mark Collings compiles 50 recollections of the great champion, provided by such notables as Maya Angelou, Billy Crystal, Berry Gordy, Dustin Hoffman, and more. Cary Hite gives a commendable performance, varying his voice with each reminiscence, allowing the diverse topics - whether it's the fights with Joe Frazier, racial injustice, or the Vietnam War - a worthy distinctiveness. Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World is a fascinating look at what makes Ali so special as an athlete, spokesman, and provocateur, and illustrates why so many consider him to be The Greatest.
Many regard Muhammad Ali simply as 'The Greatest' heavyweight of all time. Others admire his battles against racial injustice and religious intolerance. A few just call him 'Dad'. They are all here in this book - 50 men and women of note coming together to celebrate the man Sports Illustrated crowned 'Sportsman of the Century': Angelo Dundee, Ali's trainer; Billy Crystal, actor; Sir Henry Cooper, former British and European heavyweight champion; Bert Sugar, journalist and boxing historian; Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali's daughter; Ferdie Pacheco, Ali's fight doctor; and more.
This book will be treasured by anyone who has ever been inspired by 'The Greatest'.
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my ipod and audible make the daily 10 mile walks a "breeze"....
Didn't really realize what i was into when i started listening to the book...didn't take long to realize that it was an assortment of famous people just saying the same thing over and over and over.....He's the greatest...and i agree but it would have been nice to hear about some of the fights....
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