Over the years, Thomas Hauser has earned recognition as one of the most respected boxing writers in America and the definitive chronicler of the contemporary boxing scene. The Greatest Sport of All is Hauser’s portrait of 2006, another remarkable year in boxing. The book includes an inside look at great fighters, great fights, and the powers behind the throne. There are revealing portraits of Oscar De La Hoya, Jermain Taylor, Bernard Hopkins, and Don King; a look back at giants like Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali; and more.
|Publisher:||University of Arkansas Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Thomas Hauser is the author of thirty-five books. His first book, Missing, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the National Book Award and served as the basis for the AcademyAward–winning film starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek. Muhammad Ali: His Life And Times, Hauser’s most celebrated work to date, is widely regarded as the definitive biography of the most famous man on earth. In 1998, Hauser and Ali were named as corecipients of the Haviva Reik Award for their efforts to combat bigotry and prejudice. In 2004, Hauser was honored by the Boxing Writers Association of America, which bestowed upon him the Nat Fleischer Award for Career Excellence in Boxing Journalism.
What People are Saying About This
"Tom Hauser is one of the best writers in boxing. It's a joy to read his articles."
"Thomas Hauser respects boxing and boxers. He gives readers insight into what happens in and out of the ring. Everything he writes is fair-minded and reality-based with a human touch."
"If it comes from Tom Hauser, it's the truth."