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I Shook Up the World: The Incredible Life of Muhammad Ali

Ali, Maryum "May May

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ISBN 10: 1582700907 / ISBN 13: 9781582700908
Published by Beyond Words Publishing, Hillsboro, OR, 2003
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No edition stated. SIGNED by author on title page, with the words "Believe in yourself" and dated 2004. Fine condition in fine unclipped dust jacket. The life story of the author's father, the boxer Muhammad Ali. Unpaginated. Includes chronology. Bookseller Inventory # 3242

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Title: I Shook Up the World: The Incredible Life of...

Publisher: Beyond Words Publishing, Hillsboro, OR

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Patrick Johnson

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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I Shook Up the World is an illustrated tribute to Muhammad Ali written by his oldest daughter, Maryum. The book tells Ali’s story from the beginning to the present—how he started boxing, earned an Olympic Gold Medal, won the heavyweight championship, worked for civil rights, and made a principled stand against the Vietnam War. Ali’s trademark rhyming, a joy to him and the bane of his opponents, in interspersed throughout the “rounds” (chapters). Young readers will appreciate Patrick Johnson’s colorful illustrations and the introduction provided by the great man himself. A historical timeline of Ali’s life is included.

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Maryum Ali is the oldest of nine children in the Ali family. Currently, she works as a stand-up comedian, with at-risk youth, and writes screenplays and children's stories in her spare time. Maryum has also made numerous TV appearances on talk shows and sitcoms. Maryum lives and works in Los Angeles.

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