Nicolini Racconta Di Pugili

Autore: Marco Nicolini
Editore: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535450515
Grandezza: 68,86 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 2811
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Tra le corde di un ring si sono consumate le lotte individuali più accese della storia dell'umanità, perché non esiste combattente più furente, più generoso, di chi si confronta ad armi pari. Raccontare le mie storie insieme all'andare per mare alla maniera dei marinai vittime di naufragio, mi restituisce quel pezzetto d'anima che la giacca, la cravatta e la scrivania avevano fatto lentamente deperire. Perché scrivere è fuggire. Fuggire è lottare. E chi lotta, non si è ancora arreso

Muhammad Ali A Memoir

Autore: Michael Parkinson
Editore: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 1473651492
Grandezza: 38,33 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 193
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Sir Michael Parkinson interviewed Muhammad Ali four times and in this memoir you are given a ringside seat for all of the interviews. Muhammad Ali was God's Gift to the interviewer. Funny, articulate, outspoken with a fascinating life story, unparalleled talent and controversial views. These 4 interviews charted Ali's life, revealing significant phases at different times, charting the rise and fall of this kaleidoscope of a man. In Muhammad Ali: A Memoir Sir Michael Parkinson will bring his award-winning journalistic talents to bear on this extraordinary man. The book will mix personal recollections of the times they met with selected transcripts of the famous and, in the case of the 1974 meeting, infamous interviews all brought together and contextualised by a sober and honest assessment of the life and times of a figure that, it is certain, we will never see the like of again. Muhammad Ali: A Memoir is a fresh, revealing and personal account of the life of the most important and enduring cultural figures of our age.

Iron Ambition

Autore: Mike Tyson
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 0399177035
Grandezza: 15,81 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 9848
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"In Tyson's ... memoir Undisputed Truth, he recounted the role D'Amato played in his formative years, adopting him at age sixteen after his mother died and shaping him both physically and mentally after Tyson had spent years living in fear and poverty. In Iron Ambition, Tyson elaborates on the life lessons that D'Amato passed down to him, and reflects on how the trainer's words of wisdom continue to resonate with him outside the ring"--Amazon.com.

The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Boxing

Autore: Harry Mullan
Editore: Carlton Books
ISBN: 9781780977669
Grandezza: 19,97 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 2540
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From the earliest days of 19th-century prize-fighters to the modern era, this book highlights the great names and stories of some of the worlds most recognizable characters, such as Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, and Roy Jones.

Humans Of London

Autore: Cathy Teesdale
Editore: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 9781910552421
Grandezza: 33,21 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 2480
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A magical collection of photographs and stories from the iconic streets of London. Capturing the inspiring, the moving, the surreal and the everyday, Cathy Teesdale has made it her mission to celebrate the extraordinary diversity of life found in London. Presenting over 250 photographs, she introduces us to the real people of London, their hopes, philosophies, troubles and stories. Since beginning the Humans of London Facebook page in late 2013, Cathy has travelled across the whole of the Greater London area, photographing and talking to strangers. This collection of personal encounters is the perfect antidote to feeling lost in a big city.

Inside Studio 54

Autore: Mark Fleischman
Editore: Vireo Book, A
ISBN: 9781945572579
Grandezza: 65,27 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 5661
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In Inside Studio 54, the former owner takes you behind the scenes of the most famous nightclub in the world, through the crowd, to a place where celebrities, friends, and the beautiful people sip champagne and share lines of cocaine using rolled-up hundred-dollar bills. In the early eighties, Mark Fleischman reopened Studio 54, the world's most glamorous and notorious nightclub, after it was closed down by the State of New York. Ten thousand people showed up that night, ready to restart the party that abruptly ended after the raid in 1978 landed its former owners in jail. Inside Studio 54 invites you to revisit the happening scenes of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s, the post-Pill, pre-AIDS era of free love, consequence-free sex, and seemingly endless partying. Following Fleischman as he builtconnections as a hotel, restaurant, and club owner that lead him to Studio 54. Inside Studio 54 takes the reader from Brazil to the heights of debauchery in the Virgin Islands and finally to New York City. A star-studded thrill ride through decadent and drug-fueled parties at the legendary Studio 54.

Desktop Boxing

Autore: Running Press
Editore: Running Press Miniature Editions
ISBN: 9780762460809
Grandezza: 66,39 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 4800
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Did you just get reamed out by your boss? Did Bob in accounting eat your sandwich out of the fridge again? Don't take your stress out on your coworkers--take it out on this mini punching bag! Desktop Boxing is the perfect desk accessory for inconspicuous yet effective stress relief, and everyone from 9-to-5ers to boxing fans will enjoy this fun distraction. The kit includes a mini desktop punching bag with suction cup base, two tiny boxing gloves for your pointer fingers, and a 32-page book with basic finger boxing moves and boxing trivia.