Muhammad Ali: The Glory Years celebrates the life and career of the most famous and revered champion in sports. With meticulously researched text and over 300 pages of spectacular photographs—many of them never before published—The Glory Years offers a unique portrait of Ali’s meteoric rise to fame, both as champion boxer and media icon.
Based on exclusive, first-hand interviews with Ali in his prime. together with months of research interviewing family, friends, his entourage, and opponents, The Glory Years reveals not just Ali the boxer and celebrity, but Ali the man. The authors benefited from unprecedented access to Ali and his key personnel at the height of his career, unthinkable by today’s standards.
A foreword by author and ex-boxing champion Jose Torres, along with a final chapter bringing the Ali story into the present, place Ali’s extraordinary life into a wider perspective way beyond the sporting arena. With hundreds of stunning photographs, many printed with a unique silvertone process, The Glory Years is a visual feast and a glorious celebration of a truly electrifying personality, Muhammad Ali.