On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 on the evening of April 3 is the subject of Katori Hall's The Mountaintop. Hours after King's final speech, punctuated by his immortal line "I've been to the mountaintop", the celebrated reverend forms an unlikely friendship with a motel maid as they talk into the early hours of what will be his final day.
Who prays? How often? Why? In Powerful Prayers, Mr. King asks, to name a few, President Gerald Ford, Barbara Bush, Muhammad Ali, Steve Young, Dr. Robert H. Schuller, Alan Dershowitz, Willie Nelson, Jack Kevorkian, Marianne Williamson, and Anthony Robbins to reveal what meaning prayer gives to their lives. His discoveries are fascinating and informative, and provide a thought-provoking, entertaining, powerful look at prayer in America today.
Here is the definitive autobiography of one of the most famous personalities in television history - an intimate, revealing, and riveting memoir that will show a Larry King the world has never known, up close and personal. For a half-century, the world's most influential figures have been telling their story to Larry King. Now the man in suspenders shares his inspiring story, from his humble roots in Depression-era Brooklyn to the heights of celebrity as host of CNN's Larry King Live.
As host of Larry King Live, one of the most popular daily forums for political news and commentary, Larry King has asked probing questions of North America's movers and shakers: the major world leaders, politicians, pundits, spin doctors, and reporters who are directly involved with the North American scene. Now, in Anything Goes!, King takes an in-depth look at how North America, through the prism of the electronic and print media, has gotten to the point where it is today.
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Larry King is a true-blue baseball fanatic. Going to his first game as a kid in 1940s New York was the start of a lifelong love affair. This heartfelt valentine to America's game evokes a simpler time in our country's history: complete with the smells of popcorn, beer, and hot dogs; the sight of the green, closely-mowed infield; the dark brown dirt paths; the crisp white uniforms; the sound of the excited voices of announcers; the crack of the bat; and the roar of the crowd.
"It's a grand old game"
In this modern-day tale of madcap Manhattan, a flurry of desperate guys and dolls reach for their big chance: Arthur Vandameer is the left-wing media pundit and Allison is his beautiful scheming teenaged daughter. Charlie Moon is the right-wing newspaper columnist, Roy Bumble is a conman without a con, and Harry Stumbo wishes Times Square could be safe again. Add to these a kid name Goonie, a Bumble named Bea, and a huge peanut, and the result is a comic salute to the wacky vibrancy of New York City.
The beautiful gilded statue of the happy sea prince overlooks the sunken seatown, but the poverty and misery he sees make him very sad. He asks a whale to gradually pluck the jewels and gold from him to aid those who are suffering.
Each little sea pig is confident that his house is the strongest. But the real question is, whose will survive the big, bad sea wolf? This classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination.