Jonathan Eig: Ali: A Life

"I am America," Muhammad Ali once declared. "I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me--black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own. Get used to me." Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth century's most fantastic figures and arguably the most famous man on the planet. But he has never been the subject of a complete, unauthorized biography, until now.

In Ali: A Life, Chicago author Jonathan Eig, hailed by Ken Burns as one of America's master storytellers, radically reshapes our understanding of the complicated man who was Ali, delivering the definitive biography of an American icon. Eig is the best-selling author of numerous books including Get Capone and The Birth of the Pill. He is currently working with Ken Burns to develop a documentary on Muhammad Ali.

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley #1
Evanston, IL 60201
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ISBN: 9780544435247
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 3rd, 2017