Colleen Aycock

Colleen Aycock holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in rhetoric, linguistics, and literature from the University of Southern California. Her interest in boxing comes from the stories shared by her father, a Depression-era professional, and sparring partner of Max Baer. Her most recent boxing book is The Magnificent Max Baer: The Life of the Heavyweight Champion and Film Star, published 2018 by McFarland Press.

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The Greatest Story Ever Told

Jonathan Eig has compiled the most interesting and informative details from the best of the Muhammad Ali biographers, boxing historians, and Ali’s friends and family to give readers a comprehensive look at a complex life both blessed and cursed by the sports world’s toughest profession.