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Jumping to my next conclusion I thought it was a book about the "sweet science;" it isn't. Okay, maybe it's a tell-all about the seamy side of the boxing 'business. This book is actually about all of these things but much, much more. Rather than write a biography, David Remnick has given us a moment in time.
Remnick goes into some detail about Ali's private live, including his religious conversion, his connection with Malcolm X, and his brief marriage to and divorce from Sonji Roi.
Remnick does not shy away from discussing the shadowy history of the boxing world no pun intended. It's well known boxing has been affiliated with the 'mob,' but perhaps what is lesser known is Clay's absolute refusal to be in any way associated with the Mafia.
What is truly intriguing about this book, however, is Remnick's ability to look beyond the boxing ring to what is really going on. He knows there's more to this game than meets the eye and it is this knowledge and his ability to record it that make this book important.
Rem-nick lets us in on what it's like to be a boxer read: He tells us how the media aided and abetted the perpetuation of the stereotype as to what was a 'good' black man i. This preference for Patterson was a good barometer of the political climate at that time in the US.
Patterson was a quiet, co-operative, ever-accommodating man.
The press liked him because he "knew his place," was always polite, and 'did the right thing. To give a couple of examples of how far-reaching this per-ception of how black men 'should act' was, Remnick tells us the President of the US National Boxing Association was so against "someone like Liston" fighting a championship fight he told the press he would do all he could to prevent a match between them:Do Not Judge a Book by Its Cover.
Do not judge a book by its cover- it is like a proverb. It means that all that glitters are not gold. Most of us usually first look at any object from its out –side and judge them finally as it it, but always we should look into an object from its inner-side thoroughly and then justify it.
Before you judge someone by their appearance, you should get to know that person. Just because others have labeled them unpopular, dorky or nerdy doesn't mean that really says anything about that. Never judge a book by its cover is a saying the meaning is never Judge someone or something by what they look like.
If you didn’t play with a person when they Asked because you think they don’t look Pleasant you may be wrong they might Be really nice on the inside and very Fun. Never judge a book by its cover. Looking at the title, King of the World, with its photograph of Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr./Muhammad Ali, I assumed it was a biography.4/4(1).
You cant judge a book by its cover unless you've walked a day in their shoes. As humans, we tend to get so caught up in our own busy lives that we never take the time to get to know the people around us because you never . “Never judge a book by its cover”, this age-old proverb has been passed down from generation to generation.
In this era of technology and social media, society often finds itself judging people’s lives off of profile pictures, status updates and the short paragraph biography often found on social media.