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Contemporary Lives

(Code: BIO350.SC)
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John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie - A Man, a Trumpet, and a Journey to BebopAuthor: Susan Engle

John Birks "Dizzy” Gillespie was a jazz musician who pioneered a new style of jazz music, known as bebop, in the 1940s. This book, written for junior youth, chronicles Dizzy’s life, beginning with his childhood in South Carolina, his move to New York City, and his eventual travels around the world. Dizzy Gillespie became a Bahá’í in 1968 and strove to be of service to others through his unique gift in music.

Bellwood Press

(Code: BIO345.SC)
£ 10.00
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Through the eyes of MARGARET COUSINSThrough the eyes of MARGARET COUSINS – Irish & Indian Suffragette

Author: MUNRO KEITH (Grandnephew of Margaret Cousins)

Margaret Cousins, born in Boyle, Roscommon, in 1878 was co-founder of the Irish Women's Franchise League in 1908 together with Hanna and Frank Sheehy-Skeffington. She spent a month in Tullamore Jail for breaking the windows of Dublin Castle in protest against the lack of votes for women. Although remaining a staunch member of the Theosophical Society she had connections with the Bahá’í Faith including a meeting with the Guardian of the Faith in 1932. Martha Root, records having met her in Kerala in India. 

Soft Cover

(Code: BIO165.SC)
£ 14.00
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The Bridegroom from Baghdadby Shar Mitchell

A personal memoir of one woman's journey that took her from the windswept Canadian prairies to cities and villages across Europe and North Africa.

Soft Cover

(Code: BIO340.SC)
£ 6.50
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On Wings of JoyAuthor: Lou Turner

From the African bush to an international school in India, from the tropical islands of the South Pacific to Poland in Europe, this heart - warming autobiographical account will touch your very soul.


Learmount Publishing, Northern Ireland

(Code: BIO160.SC)
£ 9.50
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The Story Of David And Esther Tanyi (GR)

‘Adam and Eve of the Bahá’í Faith in Cameroon’

by Enoch Tanyi

‘At the airport, while relatives dissolved in tears, the pioneers marched cheerfully to the plane.’

Georger Ronald, Oxford

Soft Cover

(Code: BIO390.SC)
£ 18.00
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The Knights Of Bahá’u’lláh (GR)

by Earl Redman

The amazing stories of the Knights of Bahá’u’lláh, whose indomitable spirit, courage and steadfastness brought the Bahá’í message to countries where it was previously unknown.

George Ronald, Oxford

Soft Cover

(Code: BIO400.SC)
£ 9.00
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Stories from the Cradle of the Faith

Stories from the Cradle of the Faith consists of six different narratives of individuals from the Iranian Bahá'í community. The stories span from the late nineteenth century through the early 1970s. The life stories depict heroism, sacrifice, and transformation as these six individuals arose under tremendous pressure and oppression to serve their community and humanity.

Author: William Grohe & Jamshid Afnan.

(Code: BIO115.SC)
£ 20.00
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Our Friend Mona: The remarkable life of a young martyrOur Friend Mona tells the true story of Mona Mahmudnizhad, a sixteen-year-old girl from Shiraz, Iran who sacrificed her life for her belief in Bahá’u’lláh and the Bahá’í Faith. Written from the first-person perspective of Azadeh Rohanian Perry, a friend of Mona’s and her family, as well as memories shared from Mona’s family members.

Author: Azadeh Rohanian Perry

Soft Cover