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The Prophet Hardcover – 1 Apr 2011

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  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Macmillan Collector's Library; Main Market edition (1 April 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1907360239
  • ISBN-13: 978-1907360237
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 9.9 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 496 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 292,635 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Kahlil Gibran was born in Bsharri, Lebanon in 1883 into an impoverished Christian family whose fortunes found a new low when his father, a feckless tax collector, was imprisoned for embezzlement. Taken aged 12 by his redoubtable mother with his brother and sisters to start a new life America, Kahlil was transformed into a talented artist and poet whose work was destined to bring him global fame. His masterpiece, The Prophet, first published in 1923, is among the most-read books of the last century, reaching huge sales in the New Age era of 1960s when it inspired the lyric-writing of John Lennon among others. But Gibran enjoyed only scant recognition in his own time. His health broken by chronic illness and self-neglect, he died aged only 48 in his adopted home of New York in 1931. He is buried at Bsharri, where his tomb, now a museum, is visited by more than 50,000 pilgrims annually.



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