Biography

Biography

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Biography  

  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Shelina Zahra Janmohamed

    An Oxford-educated, independent Muslim woman who drives a sports car and lives in London offers her at times funny and very insightful journey to find a husband the traditional way.  Ten years of matchmaking by well-meaning aunties, more mismatches than she could count, and one after the other dating disasters make for the romantic...

    $24.95
  • Language:  German
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Anne Frank

    The harrowing true story of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl, who, along with her family and a few friends, is forced into hiding in a small attic during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II.  Includes black and white photographs.

    $26.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Suldaan Nayruus

    The true story of an illiterate nomadic camel herder who leaves the wandering life behind, and at the age of 27, learns to read and write the Somali language, goes to school and becomes a journalist.  Being a journalist in Mogadishu is not for the faint of heart.  The profession is full of risks, nepotism, bribery, and exploitation.

    $34.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Hillary Rodham Clinton details her role as Secretary of State during the Obama administration offering a candid look at  the choices, challenges, and sometimes entertaining interactions with the world's foreign leaders.

    $34.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  George W. Bush

    George W. Bush candidly describes the moments of critical decision-making that molded his personal life and his eight years in the Oval Office.

    $32.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Marilyn Monroe

    Actress and sex symbol, Marilyn Monroe, tells her story in her own words in this autobiography that was not published until 10 years after her death. From her orphan childhood through her rise to fame and marriage to Joe DiMaggio, this is the true story of the life of an American icon. 

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Karen Blumenthal

    An insightful exploration of the evolution of computers and the biography of the man who brought us Apple and changed the world.

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Literature
    Author:  Salah Niazi

    Considered a pioneer of Iraqi poetry, Salah Niazi has published many works of literature, including nine books of poetry and five books of criticism. He is also known for his translations of such weighty works as Shakespeare's Macbeth and Hamlet, as well as James Joyce's Ulysses. Here the exiled poet writes about his life and journey to becoming...

    $21.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Detainee Jehad

    On March 10, 2015, a riot broke out between prison staff and inmates at Bahrain's notorious Jau Prison. After riot police regained control, the prisoners endured weeks of brutal torture. Human Rights Watch (HRW) corroborates the event. This is the true story by an inmate known only as "Jehad" of the horrific events of that day and the aftermath...

    $24.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography, Literature, Reference
    Author:  Shawky Mohamed Abboud

    A guide to writers, poets, playwrights, and novelists from 5th Century BC to the modern era.  Includes index and illustrations.

    $43.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Nujood Ali

    Nujood Ali's childhood came to a horrifying end in 2008 when, at the age of 9, she was forced to marry a man three times her age. In this harrowing biography, she tells of daily abuse by her husband and her courageous escape. With the help of local advocates, Nujood obtained a divorce and successfully opposed Yemeni tribal tradition.

    $23.95
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  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Biography
    Author:  Naveed Jamali & Ellis Henican

    Soon to be a major motion picture, and named the funniest book of the year by The Washington Post, the fascinating true adventure story about a charming amateur who used everything he learned about espioniage from movies and detective shows to help the FBI take down a real-life Russian spy.

    $31.95
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