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Umar Bin Abdul Aziz
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Umar bin Abdul Aziz was an Islamic reformer in the 8th century & the 5th rightly guided caliph of Islam. Though the Umayyad rulers were largely self-absorbed & materialistic, he proved himself a God-fearing ruler wholly vested in his people’s welfare. His rule was short but brilliant, & he proved a true Muslim hero, reviving the spirit of Islam & exceeding people's expectations on good governance.
Khalid Bin Waleed
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khalid bin Waleed is one of the greatest generals in world history. A companion of the Prophet, he fought in many early battles in Islamic history, remaining undefeated. His talents were accompanied by his superior morals, love for God, and an astonishing willingness to give up power. He stands out on the pages of history as a brilliant military mind and an example of obedience to leadership.
Ayesha (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ayesha (RA) was a beloved wife of the Prophet Muhammad and a major figure in Islamic history. She was an exemplary wife, and played an important role in the education of Muslims. She is one of the most prominent religious women in history - a Muslim hero - and her life is a role model for women on how to lead a meaningful life both inside the house and within society.
In Hemingway's Room
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Hemingway's Room is not a literary overview of Hemingway's work nor is it a definitive biographical study, it is a collection of stories about one of the most adventurous hotel lovers the world has ever known gathered by a fellow hotel lover who could never get enough of Hemingway hotel stories when he heard them.
Etta "Granny" Nichols: Last of the Old-Time Midwives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book includes a detailed history of the Appalachian Mountains and its people dating back to 1835 in an area called Del Rio, Tennessee. A biography of Etta's life from her birth in 1897 up to her death in 1994 tells how her chosen profession of being a midwife led to National fame. Her story offers inspiration, showing how her caring and loving spirit touched everyone that knew her.
My War Is Not Over
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
My War is not Over by Harry Shindler and Marco Patucchi is a fascinating account of life in Italy during the Second World War. Set against the backdrop of already very well documented events; this story focuses instead on the detail and the minutiae of how ordinary people's lives were affected by the conflict.
Searching for the Real Frank T. Hopkins
Series: Horses from History, Book 2. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Did you enjoy the Walt Disney movie, Hidalgo? Do you want to know more about the human and equine heroes of this movie? Do you want to know more about where this 3,000 horse race in Arabia went and what really happened? You can discover the answers in this new biography of Frank T. Hopkins.
When Songbirds Returned to Paris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Follow Cecily Gordon Lefort’s exploits as a British spy in France during WWII. The story of Cecily’s life is authentically recreated through the author’s discovery of war documents, letters, and archives.
Michael V. Hayden’s Playing to the Edge American Intelligence in the Age of Terror | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a Summary of Michael V. Hayden’s Playing to the Edge American Intelligence in the Age of Terror An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both CIA and NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change
The Blind History Lady Presents: Albert Gonzales; New Mexico's Blind Man of Firsts
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Albert Gonzales came from a family that touched much of the New Mexico History from the 1850's on up through today. Albert, a blind attorney, and much, much more left his mark in New Mexico history with some of his legal cases involving Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and Reies Tijerina. Blinded in an accident, he discovered that any help or support for him as a blind man was almost non-existent.
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was principled gentleman Winston Churchill also the master of nasty tactics? You bet he was! With his back to the wall in 1940, & Nazi invasion imminent, not only did he use every trick in the book… it turns out he wrote the book! Churchill’s Secret Armies discloses the plethora of special forces, units, and departments, Churchill formed to “get the job done”, even if it meant dirtying his hands.
Aylmer of Balrath Barnewall of Crickstown Barnewall of Trimlestown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Aylmers and Barnewalls came to Ireland in the late 12th or early 13th centuries and being able progressive men they were rewarded with grants of lands. They were also fortunate in their choice of wives who brought more lands. The descendants of both families served in official capacities and were granted titles and honours but being Catholics they forfeited much of their estates in the 1650s
The Blind History Lady Presents; George Tannehill
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
George Tannehill became a teacher at the Iowa College for the Blind in the late 1860's while a student, after losing his vision as a young adult. From then on, he was the math teacher that even his sighted peers in education wished they could be. His blind students were far better at college level math than most in the state of Iowa. George also was a politician, community builder and leader.
The Blind History Lady Presents' Gussie Mast and Her Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A story of Gussie Mast and her other disabled siblings go through the changes in the education of the blind and indeed, the education and employment options for the disabled in the state of California from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's. Although each child in the family presented with the same background, education and support services, little that they were at that time, found very different.
The Milat Letters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the 1990s Australia, was rocked with the discoveries of several bodies of backpackers in the Belanglo State Forest in New South Wales. After a long search for the killer or killers Ivan Milat was arrested, accused and following trial incarcerated for the murders. Following an escape attempt, Milat was transferred to the maximum security prison Goulburn and confined in solitary confinement.
The Blind History Lady Presents; Stop The Presses, Frank Edgecombe
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Blinded as an adult, he felt that he could no longer be a banker, his first profession and chose to follow through on his second profession, publishing a local newspaper. One newspaper lead to another and before long, he was managing several Nebraska newspapers. With no training in blindness, he set out to do the best he could to support his young family.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Chemist, Edward Campbell
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Edward Campbell became blind while teaching chemistry. But Edward Campbell took a short spring break to deal with the results of the permanent blindness and took back control of his life and his dream.
Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a summary of Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton (2004); a voluminous book which chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s Founding Fathers.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The Blind Boat Builder and His Blind Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
John Brown Herreshoff built all kinds of boats. But he is most remembered for the many yachts that he built that won the America's Cup. Blinded as a teen, he used his love for boats to work through and overcome his blindness. But did you know that he also had several blind brothers and sisters? The other blind Herreshoff siblings were all very different from each other, yet successful.
The Blind History Lady Presents; James Woodlee - Chiropractor From New Mexico
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Blinded as a child, sent to a school for the blind and losing his father at an early age might have narrowed the prospects for many men. But not Woodlee. Leaving his home state of Tennessee, he left ended up in New Mexico where he set up a small chiropractic business that soon thrived. As a blind man, he wanted access to the same options as his fellow sighted doctors, but it was up to him.