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Redemption Song by Mike Marqusee

Redemption Song

Redemption Song by Mike Marqusee
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Feb 07, 2017 | 352 Pages
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Praise

“A beautiful book.”
—Arundhati Roy

“One of the most important—and influential—pieces of sportswriting in the last thirty years. There is no better example of how to use sports as a radical lens to understand politics.”
—Dave Zirin, from the foreword

“Fascinating, well-written, entertaining and significant. Redemption Song provides rare and important insights into Muhammad Ali and his immense global impact on a turbulent and ground-breaking era.”
—Leon Gast, producer of Once We Were Kings

“A thrilling book about a true and enduring hero … Mike Marqusee has done him, and us, proud.”
—John Pilger

“Among the slew of recent Ali books, here’s one that returns the political sting to ‘The Greatest’ … As Marqusee portrays him, Ali is still the righteous outlaw, as badass as ever and still in the eye of a global storm.”
Time Out New York

“Excellent … Reminds us just how explosive and divisive a figure Ali was.”
Independent on Sunday

“As Marqusee charts how Ali helped create a global consciousness, he succeeds in knocking Ali off the respectable pedestal on which American culture had placed him, resurrecting him as the radical figure he truly was … a vibrant historical essay.”
Publishers Weekly

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