The Prophet

The Prophet

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Gibran considered "The Prophet "to be his greatest achievement. First published in 1923, "The Prophet "has been translated into more than twenty languages, and has become one of the beloved classics of our time. Cherished by millions, the universally inspiring words of "The Prophet "are here magnificently read more

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  • CD-Audio
  • 127 x 149.9 x 17.8mm | 68.04g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0739333283
  • 9780739333280
  • 996,069

About Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran was born in 1883 in Lebanon and died in New York in 1931. His family emigrated to the United States in 1895. In his early teens, the artistry of Gibran's drawings caught the eye of his teachers and he was introduced to the avant-garde Boston artist, photographer, and publisher Fred Holland Day, who encouraged and supported Gibran in his creative endeavors. A publisher used some of Gibran's drawings for book covers in 1898, and Gibran held his first art exhibition in 1904 in Boston. In 1908, Gibran went to study art with Auguste Rodin in Paris for two years. He later studied art in Boston. While most of Gibran's early writing was in Arabic, most of his work published after 1918 was in English. Gibran's best-known work is "The Prophet, "a book composed of 26 poetic essays. "From the Hardcover edition."show more

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