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The Fight: Popular Penguins Norman Mailer

In Kinshasa, Zaire, 1974, Muhammad Ali met George Foreman in the ring. Foreman's famous tactical use of silence, serenity and raw cunning made him the undefeated reigning World Heavyweight Champion.

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Around the World in Eighty Days: Popular Penguins Jules Verne

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The Beach: Popular Penguins Alex Garland

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