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Kahlil Gibran, his life and world

Author: Jean Gibran; Kahlil Gibran
Publisher: New York : Interlink Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on masses of new and rediscovered material, this text describes Gibran''s boyhood in Lebanon, his family's impoverished years in turn-of-the century Boston, and his eventual friendship with that city's intellectual and artistic elite.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibran, Jean.
Kahlil Gibran, his life and world.
New York : Interlink Books, 1998
(OCoLC)756457963
Named Person: Kahlil Gibran; Kahlil Gibran
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Gibran; Kahlil Gibran
ISBN: 156656249X 9781566562492
OCLC Number: 39485979
Description: 456 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Poor in Besharri --
A city wilderness --
The sick little end of the century --
The young sheik --
Miss Beabody --
Pegasus harnessed to an ash-wagon --
A gallery of gracious and novel heads --
Strange music --
The presence of a she-angel --
Le Jeune Ecrivain Arabe --
Talk of marriage --
A Concord soul --
A three-cornered friendship --
The birth of a legend --
Conquering New York --
Learning to think in English --
The war years --
The Prophet --
Arrabitah: the pen-bond --
No longer apart --
Cosmopolite --
The last years --
The homecoming.
Responsibility: Jean Gibran and Kahlil Gibran ; foreword by Salma Khadra Jayyusi.

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