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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics; New Ed edition (27 July 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141184140
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141184142
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.5 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 32 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 29,071 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Entertaining... Mailer continues his familiar shadow-boxing with the ineffable." -- Time In 1975 in Kinshasa, Zaire, at the virtual center of Africa, two African American boxers were paid five million dollars apiece to fight each other until one was declared winner. One was Muhammad Ali, the aging but irrepressible "professor of boxing" who vowed to reclaim the championship he had lost. The other was George Foreman, who was as taciturn as Ali was voluble and who kept his hands in his pockets "the way a hunter lays his rifle back into its velvet case." Observing them was Norman Mailer, whose grasp of the titanic battle's feints and stratagems -- and whose sensitivity to their deeper symbolism -- make this book a masterpiece of the literature of sport. Whether he is analyzing the fighters' moves, interpreting their characters, or weighing their competing claims on the African and American souls, Mailer is a commentator of unparalleled energy, acumen, and audacity -- and su

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'To Foreman, Ali now said, "You have heard of me since you were young. You've been following me since you were a little boy. Now, you must meet me, your master!" ' --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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