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Imam Malik
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Malik bin Anas is the founder of Maliki school of thought. He is also the author of Al-Mautah, a collection of the Prophet’s sayings and religious rulings. The Maliki school of thought gained immense influence and spread into Arabia, Africa, and Spain. He is remembered as a true Muslim hero from the world of learning.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
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.
Robin's Double Life: Island to Outback Australia
Price: Free! Words: 113,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plunged into the depths of a devastating drought, Mitchell in the outback is home to Robin, her husband and menagerie. Month by month, throughout 2007, Robin takes you to the heart of an outback community with its river, warmth and abundance. Will the drought break? What fate befalls Sally, the terrier? Summer on Phillip Island and winter in Mitchell sounds ideal. But the truth is more complex.
Princess and I - The Year 2014
Price: Free! Words: 94,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sexual alternatives
(3.00 from 1 review)
Since we met, September 2011, Princess and I have evolved in the BDSM lifestyle. The D/s dynamics made our relationship much deeper and BDSM has added so much intensity to our love life. This is the third volume of a series of extractions of our blog, SirFrancoBolli.org. It is our erotic diary, about us, Princess and I. It covers our adventures in the BDSM lifestyle in 2014.
Sultan Salahuddin Ayyubi
Price: Free! Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Sultan Salahuddin was an acclaimed Muslim general who spent almost his whole life on the battlefield. He fought the Crusaders for over 20 years. Apart from his numerous victories, he also conquered Palestine back from the Crusaders, for which he is much beloved by Muslims. His achievements, his chivalry, magnanimity and sense of justice have won him respect and admiration from all over the world.
Imam Abu Haneefa
Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Abu Haneefa, a renowned scholar of Islamic law, is a remarkable Muslim hero from the world of learning. His juristic decisions have influenced the Muslim world for 12 centuries. His greatest feat is an unparalleled collective Islamic legislation, a futuristic effort to find Shariah solutions to everyday problems. The Hanafi school of thought has the largest following in the Islamic world today.
Natalae... From Across The Universe
Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 ยท , Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Lessons learned from a personal journey and struggle for peace A memoir Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis This book is about my personal journey through life from James to me, Natalae, how the expression of who I am has affected those around me, and ultimately how all of us are impacted… even you.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 6)
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and Good Samaritans.
Minutes of Heaven Miles of Hell
Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
At age 20, Mitch Webb awoke from an alcohol-induced coma only to return to the demons that put him there. Webb continued to abuse drugs and alcohol to the point of dying twice before being revived by paramedics. Driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand, Webb put his thoughts to paper intentionally while intoxicated to gain better understanding of chemical prison.
Potty
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Child abuse
Sissy must choose to remain a victim or become a hero. Her sisters' lives depend on it.
Surviving Myself
Price: Free! Words: 146,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abused on every level, a young woman leaves home looking for a fresh start. Drugs, alcohol, and bad relationships lead her down a dark road from which she wonders if she can ever return. Follow her story from childhood to adulthood as she searches for truth, hope, and real love.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
The Making of a Scientist: A Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Robert W. Fuller. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » History of Science
The Making of a Scientist is Calvin Fuller’s story of his youth, education, and scientific career in the greatest research laboratory of the postwar era.
Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ahmed bin Hanbal was a noted scholar of Hadith (Prophet’s sayings) & Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence). He authored the Musnad, a widely used collection of over 30,000 Hadith. He is the founder of the widespread Hanbali school of thought. He refused to change his rulings despite serious persecution by the ruler of the time, & is remembered as a courageous and dedicated intellectual of Islamic history.
The Queen's Escape, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 1 of The Queen's Saga)
Price: Free! Words: 108,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Dutch Paula Liebe escapes her corporate career and moves to Mexico to start a spiritual center. Paula also escapes the pain from her childhood abuse in continued battles with her addictions. She has traveled the world to learn about spiritual teachings to heal her wounds, but there is a secret that holds the key to her healing process. Will she be able to reveal this secret to her therapist?
Twenty men with a past
Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A free collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Twenty men of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: At the 1992 Olympics Games in Barcelona, cameraman Kenny Woo went around dropping pennies because he knew that the members of the United States women’s gymnastics team thought that finding a penny meant they would have good luck.
Uma luz no fim do túnel
Price: Free! Words: 47,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Alcoolismo, a historia de recuperacao bem sucedida de um alcoolico. Uma historia de vida real, como um dependente do alcool conseguiu parar de beber.
Telling Things as They Happened
Price: Free! Words: 49,840. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Demac A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brave political woman who fought for seamstresses's rights