The Resource Blood brothers: : the fatal friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith, (electronic resource)

Blood brothers: : the fatal friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith, (electronic resource)

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Blood brothers: : the fatal friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X
Title
Blood brothers:
Title remainder
the fatal friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X
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Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1962, boxing writers and fans considered Cassius Clay an obnoxious self-promoter, and few believed that he would become the heavyweight champion of the world. But Malcolm X, the most famous minister in the Nation of Islam-a sect many white Americans deemed a hate cult-saw the potential in Clay, not just for boxing greatness, but as a means of spreading the Nation's message. The two became fast friends, keeping their interactions secret from the press for fear of jeopardizing Clay's career. Clay began living a double life-a patriotic "good Negro" in public, and a radical reformer behind the scenes. Soon, however, their friendship would sour, with disastrous and far-reaching consequences. Based on previously untapped sources, from Malcolm's personal papers to FBI records, Blood Brothers is the first book to offer an in-depth portrait of this complex bond. Acclaimed historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith reconstruct the worlds that shaped Malcolm and Clay, from the boxing arenas and mosques, to postwar New York and civil rights-era Miami
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-
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Roberts, Randy
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
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not applicable
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by David Drummond
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  • Smith, Johnny
  • Drummond, David
  • hoopla digital
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  • Ali, Muhammad
  • X, Malcolm
  • African Americans
  • Black Muslims
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adult
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Label
Blood brothers: : the fatal friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11584440
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 38 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781515924173
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11584440
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11584440
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Blood brothers: : the fatal friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11584440
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 38 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515924173
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11584440
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11584440
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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