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The story of Muhammad Ali

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Published by DK Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ali, Muhammad, -- 1942- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ali, Muhammad, -- 1942-,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Boxers (Sports),
  • African Americans -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    A brief biography of the legendary boxer who was the first to win the world heavyweight championship three times.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Leslie Garrett.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
    SeriesDorling Kindersley readers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1132.A44 G37 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17919687M
    ISBN 100789485176, 0789485168
    LC Control Number2001037082


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