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Ali's Luck

Ali's Luck ebook ISBN: 9780692953945
Author: Jessica Nelson
Number of Pages: 266 
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Wake up to a dead phone? Check. Throw coffee on the boss? Check. Meet a super-hot guy that screams trouble? Check. And that's just day one at her new job. Ali is in way over her head when she accepts the task to find out what's going on at her friend's warehouse. With accidents, injuries, and missing people she jumps in to solve the problem. Of course, with her luck, she ends up in the middle of it. Not to mention the two guys she ends up between. There's Matt the boy she had a crush on back in high school. He's straight collared and sweet. He promises a life of safety and comfort. Then there's Trey. He's covered in tattoos and piercings and seems to act bipolar switching from playful to serious at the drop of the hat. With everything going on does she even have time for either? And what's really going on in the warehouse? It can't just be accidents, can it?

Kingdom of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan

Kingdom of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan ebook ISBN: 1483615340
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Anwar Haroon
Number of Pages: 310 
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Their Kingdom lasted between 1760-1799 Hyder Ali fought two wars with British and died a natural death in 1782 Nawab of Arcot, Maharanis of Mysore, Nizam of Hyderabad Supported British East India Company and Maratha Empire fought against Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan Tipu Sultan's own ministers and commanders betrayed him. Tipu Sultan fought two wars with British East India Company He was martyred in the fourth war of Srirangapatam in 1799. Later British East India Company ruled India until 1947 Mausoleum of Tippu Sultan, his father Hyder Ali and mother Fathima Begum. This Mausoleum was built by Tipu Sultan himself. Read in full detail with quotations and illustrations Translated and compiled by: Anwar Haroon

Sound and Fury

Sound and Fury ebook ISBN: 9780743289238
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Dave Kindred
Number of Pages: 384 
File: sound-and-fury.pdf
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Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell were must-see TV long before that phrase became ubiquitous. Individually interesting, together they were mesmerizing. They were profoundly different -- young and old, black and white, a Muslim and a Jew, Ali barely literate and Cosell an editor of his university's law review. Yet they had in common forces that made them unforgettable: Both were, above all, performers who covered up their deep personal insecurities by demanding -- loudly and often -- public acclaim. Theirs was an extraordinary alliance that produced drama, comedy, controversy, and a mutual respect that helped shape both men's lives. Dave Kindred -- uniquely equipped to tell the Ali-Cosell story after a decades-long intimate working relationship with both men -- re-creates their unlikely connection in ways never before attempted. From their first meeting in 1962 through Ali's controversial conversion to Islam and refusal to be inducted into the U.S. Army (the right for him to do both was publicly defended by Cosell), Kindred explores both the heroics that created the men's upward trajectories and the demons that brought them to sadness in their later lives. Kindred draws on his experiences with Ali and Cosell, fresh reporting, and interviews with scores of key personalities -- including the families of both. In the process, Kindred breaks new ground in our understanding of these two unique men. The book presents Ali not as a mythological character but as a man in whole, and it shows Cosell not in caricature but in faithful scale. With vivid scenes, poignant dialogue, and new interpretations of historical events, this is a biography that is novelistically engrossing -- a richly evocative portrait of the friendship that shaped two giants and changed sports and television forever.

Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch ebook ISBN: 1418551724
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Author: Jack Cashill
Number of Pages: 272 
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"Everything that he has done was against this country." Joe Frazier on Muhammad Ali Part man, part myth, and all American, Muhammad Ali is history's most beloved, most revered athlete. But though he was "The Greatest" inside the ring, outside he was a hulking mass of contradictions. This book is the first comprehensive, pull-no-punches account of America's least likely icon. Jack Cashill explores the changing mores and racial dynamics of the sixties alongside Ali's epic battles in the ring. "What Ali did, great or otherwise, was to channel the spirit of his age. . . . He captured the ethos of that decade all too well. It wasn't pretty. I was there, and I know what I saw." Cashill reveals how Elijah Muhammad seduced Ali--and how that seduction spelled the betrayal of Dr. King's dream, the death of Malcolm X, the humiliation of Joe Frazier, the rise of Don King, and the tragic undoing of Mike Tyson--and proves that: Ali was an unapologetic sexist and unabashed racist, calling for the lynching of interracial couples and an American apartheid as late as 1975. Ali routinely denigrated black heroes who did not share his point of view, including Joe Louis, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, and especially Joe Frazier. Ali shamelessly courted some of the most brutal dictators on the planet: Qadaffi, Idi Amin, Papa Doc Duvalier, Nkrumah, Mobutu, and Ferdinand Marcos. With unusual sympathy and unflinching insight, Cashill assesses Ali's boxing conquests and political influence. He shows how the very figure who could have brought America's diverse people together when it mattered, instead tore them apart. Jack Cashill has written and directed The Holocaust through Our Own Eyes, The Soul of the West and the Emmy-Award winning The Royal Years among other documentaries for regional PBS and national cable channels. Cashill has a Ph.D. in American studies from Purdue and has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fortune, Weekly Standard, WorldNetDaily, and Ingram's, where he serves as executive editor. He is also the author of First Strike, Ron Brown's Body, and Hoodwinked: How Intellectual Hucksters Have Hijacked American Culture.

Blood in My Coffee

Blood in My Coffee ebook ISBN: 1582618437
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Author: Ferdie Pacheco
Number of Pages: 237 
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In this autobiography, the boxing world's colorful and legendary "Fight Doctor" recounts the life, wit, and wisdom of the man most closely associated with Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Birch Lane Press
Author: Ferdie Pacheco
Number of Pages: 217 
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A candid memoir of life with Muhammad Ali by a man who had been his personal physician describes Ali's entire career, his membership in the Black Muslims, his controversial suspension and reemergence, and his fall from the top.

Raised by Wolves

Raised by Wolves ebook ISBN: 1606841815
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab ®
Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Number of Pages: 320 
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Adopted by the alpha of a werewolf pack after a rogue wolf brutally killed her parents right before her eyes, fifteen-year-old Bryn knows only pack life, and the rigid social hierarchy that controls it. That doesn't mean that she's averse to breaking a rule or two. But when her curiosity gets the better of her and she discovers Chase, a new teen locked in a cage in her guardian's basement, and witnesses him turn into a wolf before her eyes, the horrific memories of her parents' murders return. Bryn becomes obsessed with getting her questions answered, and Chase is the only one who can provide the information she needs. But in her drive to find the truth, will Bryn push too far beyond the constraints of the pack, forcing her to leave behind her friends, her family, and the identity that she's shaped? An exciting new paranormal adventure, with a heroine that rivals Buffy, Raised by Wolves will leave you howling for more.

Tales from the 5th St. Gym

Tales from the 5th St. Gym ebook ISBN:
Author: Ferdie Pacheco
Number of Pages: 250 
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Presents the history of the Miami boxing gym which during the 1950s and 1960s provided training for three champion fighters, Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, and Sugar Ray Leonard, as well as other notable boxers and was frequented by sport, music, and Holly


Sports! ebook ISBN: 9780810980549
Author: George Plimpton
Number of Pages: 192 
File: sports.pdf
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A Stroke of Luck

A Stroke of Luck ebook ISBN: 0956977901
Publisher: Stuart Walker
Author: N.A
Number of Pages: N.A 
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India Today

India Today ebook ISBN:
Author: N.A
Number of Pages: N.A 
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Wild Jasmine

Wild Jasmine ebook ISBN: 9780307794857
Publisher: Ivy Books
Author: Bertrice Small
Number of Pages: 544 
File: wild-jasmine.pdf
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She lived and loved with fierce abandon, surrendering to the deepest pleasures of passion . . . Princess Yasaman had been blessed with rapturous beauty, fierce intelligence, and an innocent sensuality that captivated two formidable men -- her scheming half brother, Salim, and her loving husband, Prince Jamal. But her days of bliss and nights of steamy passion were shattered when Jamal was murdered, and Yasaman feld to England and the court of James II. Calling herself Jasmine, there she would be reunited with her gloriously beautiful mother, Velvet, and her grandmother, the legendary Sky O'Malley de Marisco . . . #1 bestselling author Bertrice Small has outdone herself with this long-awaited sequel to THIS HEART OF MINE. WILD JASMINE is a novel of high romantic adventure that spans two continents, taking us from exotic seventeenth-century India to the scandalous court of James Stuart -- two enticing worlds teeming with colorful characters and consuming desire . . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Ali Abbas Story

The Ali Abbas Story ebook ISBN: 9780007181315
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
Author: Jane Warren
Number of Pages: 236 
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In March 2003, during a missile strike in southern Baghdad, twelve-year-old Ali Abbas sustained terrible burns and lost not only his arms, but his family. From the moment his photo appeared in newspapers, this appealing young boy became an international symbol of suffering, and his courage and resilience touched hearts around the world. This is his story—his early life, what really happened during the bombardment, and the months that followed his eleventh-hour air-lift to safety, when he was brought to Britain for medical care. In his own words, Ali Abbas also talks about his life and future—a future made brighter by both family and strangers.

Hard Luck

Hard Luck ebook ISBN: 0762768630
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Author: Steve Springer,Blake Chavez
Number of Pages: 304 
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The story of boxing legend Jerry Quarry has it all: rags to riches, thrilling fights against the giants of the Golden Age of Heavyweights (Ali—twice, Frazier—twice, Patterson, Norton), a racially and politically electric sports era, the thrills and excesses of fame, celebrities, love, hate, joy, and pain. And tragedy. Like the man he fought during two highly controversial fight cards in 1970 and '72—Muhammad Ali—boxing great Jerry Quarry was to suffer gravely. He died at age fifty-three, mind and body ravaged by Dementia Pugilistica. In Hard Luck, “Irish” Jerry Quarry comes to life—from his Grapes of Wrath days as the child of an abusive father in the California migrant camps to those as the undersized heavyweight slaying giants on his way to multiple title bouts and the honor of being the World's Most Popular Fighter in '68, '69, '70, and '71. The story of Jerry Quarry is one of the richest in the annals of boxing, and through painstaking research and exclusive access to the Quarry family and its archives, Steve Springer and Blake Chavez have captured it all.


Risk ebook ISBN: 0307550834
Publisher: WaterBrook
Author: Kenny Luck
Number of Pages: 256 
File: risk.pdf
Reads: 8248638


Do you dare let Jesus take control of your life? Predictability. Control. Safety. Comfort. Jesus challenges God’s man to throw all those words out the window. Because, when it comes to your faith, all the energy spent eliminating risk from your life actually becomes a barrier to progress in your spiritual journey. Jesus said, “If you try to keep your life for yourself you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake…you will find true life” (Mark 8:35). There really is no such thing as the “safe life” when you are committed to Christ–when you seek to become God’s man. Instead, Jesus personally challenges you to bet your life totally on him. Risk is for men who are ready to go to the next level in their faith–and ready to say goodbye to playing it safe when it comes to radically trusting their Savior. Look for the Risk Workbook– a hands-on guide for personal or group study!

Fear and Loathing in America

Fear and Loathing in America ebook ISBN: 1408861933
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
Number of Pages: 752 
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Brazen, incisive, and outrageous as ever, Hunter S. Thompson is back with another astonishing volume of private correspondence, the highly anticipated follow-up to THE PROUD HIGHWAY. Spanning the years between 1968 and 1976, these never-before-published letters show Thompson building his legend: running for sheriff in Aspen, Colorado, creating the seminal road book FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, twisting political reporting to new heights for ROLLING STONE and making sense of it all in the landmark FEAR AND LOATHING ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL '72. To read Thompson's dispatches from these years addressed to authors and friends, enemies, editors and creditors, and such notables as Jimmy Carter, Tom Wolfe and Kurt Vonnegut - is to read a raw, revolutionary eyewitness account of one of the most exciting and pivotal eras in American history.