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Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: July. 2000 Pages: 256 Publisher: Penguin Norman Mailer's of The Fight Focuses on the 1975 World Heavyweight Boxing Championship in Kinshasa. Zaire. Muhammad Ali met George Foreman in the ring. Foreman's genius employed silence. Serenity and cunning. He had never been defeated. His hands were his instrument. and 'he kept them in his pockets the way a hunter lays his rifle back into its velvet case'. Together the two men made boxing history in an explosive meeting of two great minds. two iron wills and monumental egos.
Brilliant, self-indulgent and wildly subjective, this is a dazzling one-off effort.Published on Dec 15 2003
Question: How to take The Rumble in the Jungle, one of the most amazing sports events in the last fifty years and completely ruin it in a print account? Read morePublished on July 14 2003 by buddyhead
The previous reviewer, "A reader from River Forest, IL USA" appears to have been reading a different book! Read morePublished on July 1 2002 by Andrew Ryan
What more needs to be said. Norman Mailer, the champion of the written word teams with the champion of the ring...
Could the outcome be anything short of magnificent?
When I first read this years ago in Life, I thought it was simply the most amazing writing I had ever encountered; Mailer is extra-ordinary and again established himself, in my... Read morePublished on Aug. 4 2001 by Dr Martin J Kaplan
This book is about an event that has always interested me, and as such I enjoyed it. It is filled to the brim with fascinating, larger-than-life characters, with the hangers-on... Read morePublished on July 31 2001 by firstname.lastname@example.org
If you were fascinated by Leon Gast's Oscar-winning 1996 documentary "When We Were Kings," do what I did: go out and buy Mailer's 'The Fight' immediately. Read morePublished on May 3 2000 by Andy Orrock