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The Best of /r/LetsNotMeet - Vol. 1: The First Four Years
Price: Free! Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The Best of /r/LetsNotMeet, Volume 1, is a selection of some of the most popular and top stories told during the first four years of the /r/LetsNotMeet subreddit. These true stories have scared and entertained thousands of people, and they've finally been collected in book form.
The Life of a Stripper: Special Bonus Edition. 5 Exotic Dancers Confess Their Personal Experiences in the Adult Entertainment Industry
Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
For over 17 years, Romana Van Lissum has been a cocktail waitress in a popular Vancouver strip club. She has decided to get some answers to the questions we all want to know about exotic dancers. Welcome to the inside view of the world of exotic dancing. Get ready to find out the secrets, mechanics and drive behind the beautiful women that take their clothes off for a living.
Gli Anni della Paura
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: Italian. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La Seconda Grande Guerra Mondiale risale a parecchi decenni fa. Ha attraversato e devastato l'intera Penisola, ma poi è seguito il boom a rimuovere ed ora sopravvivono soltanto le memorie spicciole di una generazione in via di estinzione. I nonni. Questo libro ne fa parte. È un ebook «I mini minimissimi», brevissimi per arrivare alla parola "fine" prima di annoiarvi.
Imam Bukhari
Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Bukhari is the most famous scholar of Hadith. He travelled all over the Islamic world, learning from many notable scholars. His biggest contribution is his Hadith collection Sahih al-Bukhari, which is regarded by Muslims as the most authentic Hadith collection in existence. He had a brilliant mind, and knew over 300,000 Ahadith by heart. He was also a humble, generous and pious man.
Imam Ghazali
Price: Free! Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Ghazali is one of the most celebrated scholars of Islam. One of the greatest jurists & mystics of the time, he changed the course of early Islamic philosophy, shifting it away from Greek influence. He is known as Al-Gazel to the West, the man who launched a devastating attack on medieval philosophical thought. His life is an inspiration to read. His most famous book is "Ahya ul Uloom".
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.
Problem-Solving 101: Can You Solve the Problem?
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
On the banks of the Chickahominy River, George Armstrong Custer once listened for a while to his superior officers argue about the depth of the river, then he solved the problem of determining how deep the river was. How did he do it?
Sinhana - Biografia de Uma Escrava Quilombola
Price: Free! Words: 13,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A biografia de Sinhana nos traz a vida de uma negra nascida escrava na primeira metade do século XIX no Brasil Colônia e que morreu no tronco aos 25 anos de idade. Sua história não só nos mostra todo o sofrimento vivido por uma escrava no Brasil, como também a bela amizade entre duas mulheres em posições sociais completamente antagônicas: Sinhá Clarice e sua escrava Sinhana.
Chandraprabha Saikianee
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
It is a biographical story of Chandraprabha Saikia, a great soul of Assam who was a social reformer, a fighter, a writer, a poet, a freedom fighter, a teacher, an excellent mother and above all, an excellent human being with an outlook much ahead of her time.
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!
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.
Mark Twain Anecdotes and Quotes
Price: Free! Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This short 13,000-word pamphlet contains Mark Twain anecdotes and quotations and a short biography.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
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.