The Soul of a Butterfly

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The Soul of a Butterfly: Reflections on Life's Journey
Author Muhammad Ali
Hana Yasmeen Ali
Language English
Genre Biography
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date
November 16, 2004
Pages 256
ISBN ISBN 978-0-7432-5569-1

The Soul of a Butterfly is the autobiography of Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a former heavyweight boxer who was three times World Heavyweight Champion and has been called the greatest heavyweight from all eras.[1]

It is written in collaboration with his daughter, Hana Yasmeen Ali. It is not a comprehensive autobiography but a breakdown of the important events and experiences in his life; this is suggested in the book's subtitle, Reflections on life's journey.

The book includes some of his and his daughter's poetry, and snippets of Sufi thought.

A chapter of the book is written solely by his daughter, Hana, where she recounts an anecdote of an experience with her father, and goes on to reflect upon what she means to him and what she has learnt from him.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Was Ali the Greatest Heavyweight?". Boxinginsider.com. Retrieved December 5, 2010.