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FACING ALI - The Opposition Weighs In by  Stephen (re: Muhammad Ali) Brunt - Signed First Edition - 2002 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe (SKU: 204401)

FACING ALI - The Opposition Weighs In

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FACING ALI - The Opposition Weighs In

by Brunt, Stephen (re: Muhammad Ali)

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2002. 301 pp. Signed by Stephen Brunt on the title page. Black boards lettered in red on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. This includes a dropped-in sports card from the 1991 AW Sports series featuring Ali vs Forman in Zaire, 1974. The Chapters are: Tunney Hunsaker; Henry Cooper; George Chuvalo; Brian London; Karl Mildenberger; Joe Frazier; Jurgen Blin; Joe Bugner; Ken Norton; George Foreman; Chuck Wepner; Ron Lyle; Jean-Pierre Coopman; Ernie Shavers; and Larry Holmes.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


Stephen Brunt is Canada’s premier sports writer and commentator. He began to write for the sports section of The Globe and Mail in 1985. His 1988 series on negligence and corruption in boxing won him the Michener award for public service journalism. In 1991 he took his children to meet Muhammad Ali at the legendary fighter’s home, and was nominated for the National Newspaper Award for his account of that visit. Brunt is also the author of Mean Business: The Rise and Fall of Shawn O’Sullivan , Second to None: The Roberto Alomar Story , and Diamond Dreams: 20 Years of Blue Jays Baseball . He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, where he lives now with his family.


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W. Fraser Sandercombe CA (CA)
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FACING ALI - The Opposition Weighs In
Brunt, Stephen (re: Muhammad Ali)
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
First Edition
Alfred A. Knopf Canada
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Date published
fighters; boxers; muhammad ali; black muslim; islam; cassius clay;
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Sports - Boxing;

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W. Fraser Sandercombe

Credit card orders may be made directly or either through Paypal or through Personal cheques or International (outside Canada) money orders made payable to W. Fraser Sandercombe. Within Canada, e-mail money transfers work out just fine. All prices are in U.S. dollars. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may (on rare occasions) contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Books are usually mailed within two business days of receiving payment. If you decide, for any reason, you don\'t want the book after all, you may contact us within one week and we\'ll arrange a return. Drop-ships are welcomed but no refunds can be given on a book sent to a third party.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe

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Burlington, Ontario
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About W. Fraser Sandercombe

We are primarily an Internet-only bookstore, selling on-line through and various other sites for the lasttwenty years; our shop can, however, be visited by appointment - and local people are encouraged to call. We specialise in First Editions and collectible books (and usually have around 500 signed editions in stock at any given moment) ranging through most of the genres: Fantasy; Horror; Science Fiction; Mysteries; and a good selection of Literature; Historical Adventure; History; Outdoors; True Crime; and Assorted Non-fiction. We stock roughly 9000 books and add to our catalogues regularly.


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