King of the World

King of the World Author David Remnick
ISBN-10 9781447289562
Release 2015-10-08
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With an introduction by Salman Rushdie With a new afterword by the author It was the night of February 25, 1964. A cloud of cigar smoke drifted through the ring lights. Cassius Clay threw punches into the gray floating haze and waited for the bell. When Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene in the 1950s, he broke the mould. He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself: from his early fights as Cassius Clay, the young, wiry man from Louisville, unwilling to play the noble and grateful warrior in a white world, to becoming Muhammad Ali, the voice of black America and the most recognised face on the planet. King of the World is the story of an incredible rise to power, a book of battles fought inside the ring and out. With grace and power, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Remnick tells of a transcendent athlete and entertainer, a rapper before rap was born. Ali was a mirror of his era, a dynamic figure in the racial and cultural clashes of his time and King of the World is a classic piece of non-fiction and a book worthy of America's most dynamic modern hero.

The King of the World

The King of the World Author René Guénon
ISBN-10 0900588543
Release 2001
Pages 79
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Examination of legends of the subterranean kingdom of Agarttha and The King of the World in the light of traditional metaphysics. Incidental subjects include Luz: The above of immortality; The Holy Grail, Melkizedek, The Omphalos and Sacred Stones, and general considerations on the sites of spiritual centers

The King of the World

The King of the World Author Wallace Wood
ISBN-10 1887591591
Release 2004-07-01
Pages 64
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The King of the World is volume one of Wallace Wood's long out-of-print graphic novel trilogy. Wood tells the story of the Immi, a medieval society of elves, who live happily deep in the forest completely isolated from the rest of the world. That is until a strange shadow falls over their village! A young Immi known as Odkin is tricked into volunteering to investigate and is drawn into the intrigues of Alacazar the wizard to save the world from Anark.

King of the World

King of the World Author Celia Fremlin
ISBN-10 9780571312788
Release 2014-03-20
Pages 220
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'Britain's equivalent to Patricia Highsmith, Celia Fremlin wrote psychological thrillers that changed the landscape of crime fiction for ever: her novels are domestic, subtle, penetrating - and quite horribly chilling.' Andrew Taylor King of the World (1994), Celia Fremlin's sixteenth and final novel, is the story of flat-mates Bridget and Diane. Despite ten years in age between them they get on well - aside from the constant presence of Alistair, Diane's self-impressed boyfriend, in the flat. The women decide to look for a third tenant, and find Norah, who claims to be a battered wife seeking refuge. But Norah is telling lies that will put all of them in mortal danger. 'Celia Fremlin is an astonishing writer, who explores that nightmare country where brain, mind and self battle to establish the truth. She illuminates her dark world with acute perception and great wit.' Natasha Cooper

The Lens of the World Trilogy

The Lens of the World Trilogy Author R. A. MacAvoy
ISBN-10 9781504048026
Release 2017-09-05
Pages 1769
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The enchanting fantasy series by the John W. Campbell Award–winning author of Tea with the Black Dragon. Warrior, linguist, astronomer, philosopher, lens grinder, lord, dwarf—the name Nazhuret conjures many definitions. His story is not a simple one: The course of his history is a strange and winding tale filled with danger. All three novels in this epic saga about the outcast-turned-legend are collected in one incredible volume. Lens of the World: In this New York Times Notable Book, a tenacious orphan discovers his identity. Raised as both servant and student at the military Royal School of Sordaling, Nazhuret has been an outsider as long as he can recall. Yet, when he is taken in by a mysterious madman and educated in arts ranging from lens grinding to war, he sets on a path that will change the course of not only his own life, but the entire realm of Velonya. King of the Dead: Fate has offered Nazhuret the opportunity to rise above his status to a position of glory and wealth, but he would rather live quietly in obscurity with Arlin, the love of his life. Unfortunately, the secrets of his past cannot stay buried, and Nazhuret soon finds himself once again embroiled in the conflicts of the kingdom, fighting for his life and for the land he calls home. The Belly of the Wolf: In the twilight of his life, after a long respite from the tumultuous world of war and intrigue, Nazhuret embarks on one final adventure. Velonya is in chaos after the apparently unnatural death of Nazhuret’s old friend, the king. Together with his daughter, Nazhuret must use his wisdom, courage, and talent to keep civil war from destroying everything he loves.

The King of the World in the Land of the Pygmies

The King of the World in the Land of the Pygmies Author Joan Mark
ISBN-10 0803282508
Release 1998-12-01
Pages 276
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Joan Mark offers an interpretive biography of Patrick Tracy Lowell Putnam (1904–53), who spent twenty-five years living among the Bambuti pygmies of the Ituri Forest in what is now Zaire. On the Epulu River he constructed Camp Putnam as a harmonious multiracial community. He modeled his camp on the “dude ranches” of the American West, taking in paying guests while running a medical clinic and occasionally offering legal aid to the local people, and assumed the role of intermediary between locals and visitors, including Colin M. Turnbull, author of the classic Forest People. Mark describes Putnam’s mercurial relations with family and with his African and American wives—and follows him to his sad and violent end. She places Patrick Putnam within the context of three different anthropological traditions and examines his contribution as an expert on pygmies.


Youtopia Author J. R. Brayshaw
ISBN-10 1507621922
Release 2015-10-19
Pages 440
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What would the world be like if...YOU were "King" of the World?What if YOU were King of the World? How would YOU run the government? Would the unending stream of criminals have the same rights as the rest of us? Would YOU let gangs continue to bring fear into neighborhoods? How would you manage wife abusers, pedophiles, terrorists, home invaders, and rapists if YOU were King of the World?What would poverty look like, taxation, wages for women, professional athletes' salaries, and pay for childcare workers and stay at home moms?If YOU had the power to change anything, fix anything, edict anything YOU wanted....what would YOU do?When YOU are ruler of the entire world... YOUTopia is finally possible. YOU will have a world without the cancer of apathy that runs the way YOU always knew it should. When one woman or one man is "King of The World" will things be better or will they just stay the same?Is our world running the way it should or are we just settling for what we have?We are not the first generation to demand meaningful change in facing a world that's letting humans down...but we can be the last!Step into YOUTopia and see a world we have been so close to for so long... all it needs is YOU ...Imagine what the world would be like if YOU were"King of The World"...The World Congress has run the world for decades. Having unprecedented success at uniting the globe. Solving international conflicts. Establishing one-world tongue and a single global currency, the leaders of the world are challenged to answer the questions society has been asking for decades."If the world is so much better why hasn't humanity gotten better?" Under the World Congress rule, all that has changed has magnified all that hasn't. Crime, deviance, corruption, sexual abuse, fear for one's security and safety, identify theft, home invasions, pedophilia, terrorist activity, gang crime, and every social distortion that has gone on for all of history, continues to go on today. But the most insidious cancer humanity is dealing with is the apathy that underlies it all.Democracy has taken the overpopulated Globe so far but the World Government agrees something or someone needs to move humanity forward.. to guide the world to finding peace on the level every human has always wanted. There is only one way to move forward in the face of Democracy's failure....a way to change everything and make humanity better. Who will be powerful enough to do the greatest good for the greatest number? Who will they find to be King of the World? What would YOU do if YOU were King of The World?Step into YouTopia to enjoy the world we have dreamed of for so long.

King of the World

King of the World Author Randall Coleman
ISBN-10 9780986360015
Release 2015-02-17
Pages 548
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The year is 2022, and time is running out. The Earth is heating up at an alarming rate. Governments are corrupt and terrorism abounds. More nations are on the brink of war than at any other time in history, and fear riddles the planet. The Group of Five are fed up, and they’re doing something about it. In their quest to usher in a new way, the Group of Five is seeking to elect a true king, one who can restore balance to the world. Will they find a suitable king in time, or will political corruption and the Earth’s imminent destruction win out?

King of the World

King of the World Author Merrill Joan Gerber
ISBN-10 9781480451537
Release 2013-08-06
Pages 200
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Based on a true story, this shattering novel about the abuse of a wife and child will stick with the reader long after they turn the last page. Merrill Joan Gerber reveals the love affair of Ginny and her sensitive but horribly destructive lover, Michael. The pair adopts a child that Michael both loves and abuses. As Ginny struggles to rid herself of him and save her child, Michael becomes the incarnation of depravity.

Mosaic Vol 1

Mosaic Vol  1 Author
ISBN-10 9781302497231
Release 2017-04-26
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Collects Mosaic #1-5. It's Marvel's newest hero MOSAIC! Morris Sackett is a professional basketball player and celebrity loved by millions. But when he comes into contact with the transformative Terrigen Mists; Morris is imbued with the ability to jump from person-to-person like a ghost and can control the bodies and memories of those he inhabits. But these fantastic new abilities come at a grave cost...

King of the World

King of the World Author National Museum of India
ISBN-10 OCLC:774966708
Release 1997
Pages 40
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King of the World has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from King of the World also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full King of the World book for free.

King of the Witches

King of the Witches Author June Johns
ISBN-10 UOM:39015063550050
Release 1970
Pages 154
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King of the Witches has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from King of the Witches also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full King of the Witches book for free.

King of the World

King of the World Author Milo Cleveland Beach
ISBN-10 0500974489
Release 1997
Pages 248
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Housed in England's Royal Library, THE PADSHAHNAMA ("King of the World") manuscript documents the first ten years of the reign of Shah-Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, and contains exquisite painting and illuminations. The manuscript will be exhibited in 1997 in celebration of India's 50 years of independence from British rule. This reproduction accompanies the exhibition. 200 illus. 100in color.

The King of Quizzical Island Digs Through the World

The King of Quizzical Island Digs Through the World Author Gordon Snell
ISBN-10 1406312142
Release 2011
Pages 40
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The resolute King of Quizzical Island begins to dig a tunnel so deep that it will take him to the other side of the world. His quest leads him right down into the heart of the Earth where he encounters all kinds of mysterious and mythical creatures. Will he make it to the other side? What treasures of wisdom will he discover?

The King Of Sunlight

The King Of Sunlight Author Adam Macqueen
ISBN-10 9781446488454
Release 2011-07-31
Pages 336
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William Hesketh Lever - soap-boiler, social reformer, MP, tribal chieftain, multi-millionaire and Lord of the Western Isles - was one of the most extraordinary men ever to leave his mark on Britain. Beliefs far ahead of their times - the welfare state, votes for women, workers' rights - jostled in his mind with ideas that were fantastically bonkers - the world's problems could be solved by moving populations from country to country, ballroom dancing could save the soul and the only healthy way to sleep was outdoors in the wind and the rain. Adam Macqueen traces Lever's footsteps from his humble Bolton boyhood to a business empire that straddled the world, visiting the homes and model towns from the Mersey to the Congo that still bear the mark - and often the name - of William Lever. It is a hilarious and touching journey that shines a spotlight on a world and a set of beliefs long gone, and asks several vital questions: where does philanthropy stop and social engineering begin? Is it right for an employer to dictate how his workers spend their weekends and hire private detectives to make sure they are doing it properly? Are the length of a lawn and the curve of a bannister of vital importance to the great scheme of things? And why would a multi-millionaire with half a dozen homes and property on four continents chose to sleep on the roof?

The Lord of the World The King of the World Aziloth Books

The Lord of the World  The King of the World   Aziloth Books Author Rene Guenon
ISBN-10 1909735469
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 122
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Rene Guenon was born at Blois, in France in 1886, and educated at the catholic school Notre-Dame des Aydes. Open in his religious views, and drawn towards mysticism, he founded 'La Gnose' (The Gnosis) in 1909. Three years later he converted to Islam and began a study of Tasawwuf (Islamic Mysticism), but continued to devour esoteric information from many different sources including Hinduism, Lamaism and Theosophy. This eclectic view of mystical philosophy bore fruit in a series of books that established Guenon's reputation as one of the most accurate interpreters of traditional doctrines. In 'The Lord of the World' (a much-abused title often erroneously attributed to Satan), Guenon describes the reality of the true Lord of the World, an entity recognized by all occult traditions, who functions as the Regent of God, exercising the material and spiritual authority of the Deity on this planet. A book for all those interested in Shambhala, Agarttha and the underlying unity of all mystical traditions.

King Of The World The Life Of The Last Great Moghul Emperor

King Of The World  The Life Of The Last Great Moghul Emperor Author Michael Edwardes
ISBN-10 0436140918
Pages 279
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In All The Long History Of The Indian Sub-Continent, There Was No More Turbulent, Bloodstained, Chaotic Period Than The 18Th Century, The Span Of Time Covered In This Fascinating Account Of The Decay And Final Collapse Of The Once Glorious Moghul Empire.Ex-Library.