The Master is a novel by Irish writer Colm TÃ³ibÃn. It is his fifth novel and it was shortlisted for the 2004 Booker Prize and received the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Lambda Literary Award, Los Angeles Times Novel of the Year award and, in France, Le prix du Meilleur livre Ã©tranger in 2005.
The Master is the second solo album by New York rapper Rakim. It was released in 1999, two years after the surprise success of "The 18th Letter".
The Master (1984) is a short-lived ninja-themed action-adventure TV series created by Michael Sloan which aired on NBC. The show focused on the adventures of John Peter McAllister, an aging ninja master, (Lee Van Cleef) and his young pupil, Max Keller (Timothy Van Patten). Most episodes focused on the mismatched pair driving around in a custom van, helping people in need along the way, similar to its more well-known contemporary, The A-Team.
The Master is a 1989 action/adventure film starring Jet Li and Yuen Wah. It was directed by Hark Tsui and written by Kei To Lam, Tai-Mak Lau and Hark Tsui.
The Master was an Australian quiz show that aired on the Seven Network on Wednesday 16 August 2006 and was cancelled after its premiere episode. The remaining episodes aired over the non-ratings period in 2006 and 2007. Hosted by Mark Beretta, the show had a potential prize of a million dollars.
The Master (1961-1984) is a chronological box set album looking back at American R&B/soul legend Marvin Gaye's phenomenal 23-year recording career. Spanning four discs, the box set goes over all portions of Gaye's career with a repertoire that spanned doo-wop, R&B, soul, psychedelic soul and funk with a mixture of themes including dance songs, love ballads, duets, socially conscious material, sensual material and autobiographical revelations. Includes a recorded 1981 live track of Gaye and Gladys Knight & the Pips each singing their seminal hit "I Heard It through the Grapevine", Gaye's famed 1983 performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at an NBA All-Star game and an acapella performance of "The Lord's Prayer" taped during Gaye's exile in Belgium.