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Imam Ibne Taymiyyah
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Ibne Taymiyyah was a scholar & a warrior. A master of the sciences, Arabic grammar & Islamic jurisprudence, he taught for many years and was greatly admired by both common people and academics. He lived in the challenging times of the Mongol invasions and played a major role in resistance. Strongly opinionated, he was jailed for his works where he died, leaving an inspirational legacy behind.
Dancing Bare
Price: Free! Words: 124,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Dancing Bare is an amusing tale about Rigby, an impossibly innocent young man who swaps the suffocating confines of middle class New Zealand for love and liberation in nineteen-sixties London and Europe. Revelling in the freedom conferred by anonymity, he becomes an actor, stripper, rent boy, lover, teacher and dedicated traveller through Europe and North Africa.
Amazing Women In History: 5 Kick-Ass Women the History Books Left Out
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Amazing Women In History is a blog about all the kick-ass women the history books left out. In this book, you’ll find the five most popular posts: Mary Anderson, inventor Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar Carmen Amaya, Queen of the Gypsies Katharine McCormick, biologist & millionaire philanthropist Ana Nzinga Mbande, fearless African queen Download now to read about these amazing women!
THE POET The Life and Los Angeles Times of Jim Murray
Price: Free! Words: 195,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Essay » Political
Jim Murray: America's best sportswriter
When Good Girls Do It: A Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 42,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
What happens when an Evangelical Christian teenager breaks her sincere promise to "save herself" for marriage? Find out in this true story of a people-pleasing virgin who has sex, gets shunned by her church and friends, and is forced to reconsider the holy identity she thought she had.
Australia's Most Embarrassing Spy Secret
Price: Free! Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Delayed tremors from an explosion at a local weekly newspaper threaten secrecy about US-British deciphering of messages to Moscow. An untold story about human frailties, Cold War politics and an anti-espionage chief spying for the Russians.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 2)
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and good Samaritans.
Korea 65: The Forgotten War Remembered
Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2020 by Legacy Washington. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Korea 65: The Forgotten War Remembered features a series of oral history profiles that cast light on a forgotten conflict one that killed millions, separated families and helped shape the Pacific Northwest.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: Free! Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Why Her
Price: Free! Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my first heartbreak as an 11 year old, as told by a 14 year old me, and published by my 26 year old self.
Far Beyond the Borderlands of Scotia
Price: Free! Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An incredibly informative compendium of writings...essays, verses, memoirs...a thrilling voyage through history, culture, literature, poetry, art and far more besides, all from a Christian point of view.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
A Tribute to My Guru
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He was one of the sincerest sir I had come across in my life. For sir, students are the members of his extended family. Mrs. Dutta madam was a perfect folly of our Dutta sir reminding the students of Guru and Gurumata saga of Indian mythology.
Leadership Lessons from the Life of Rasoolullah (SAW)
Price: Free! Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Leadership Lessons from the Life of Rasoolullah: Proven techniques of how to succeed in today's world
What Didn't Kill Me
Price: Free! Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"How can you have a bright, happy future with one foot stuck in the mire of such a dark, unhappy past? You find any way to over-come, reconcile, forgive, let go of the pain, and help others do the same.
Tsunami
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Starting from a few hours before the waves came, TSUNAMI takes the reader to Phuket, Thailand, and, through the eyes of the author who was the resident pianist at the JW Marriott at the time, tells the story of how the island - and lives - were affected.
The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Khadija (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khadija was the first wife of Prophet Muhammad. The first one to embrace Islam, she stood behind her great husband & lent him strength during his long struggle. It was she who proposed to him and they had a long & happy marriage. Her devotion as a believer, her loyalty as a wife, her success as a businesswoman & her skills as a mother make her an inspiration for Muslim women for all times to come.