Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times
Thomas Hauser with the cooperation of Muhammad Ali.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. Octavo. Black quarter cloth boards and an unclipped pictorial dust jacket. 543 pages. First edition, fourth printing, signed by Ali. Near fine.
The definitive Ali biography, signed by Muhammad Ali on a publisher's insert which has been pasted to the front endpaper. Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
"'Nobody heard of Vietnam until there was a war,' Ali once proclaimed. 'Nobody heard of Korea until there was a war. Nobody heard of Zaire until I fought there, and paying me is a whole lot cheaper than fighting a war.'"