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Life is more beautiful than paradise : a jihadist's own story

Author: بري، خال. ; Khālid Birrī
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author describes how he became drawn to a radical Islamic group as a teenager, his committment to the group's beliefs and activities, his arrest and time in prison, and his eventual rejection of radical Islam.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Khālid Birrī; Khālid Birrī; Khālid Birrī
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: بري، خال. ; Khālid Birrī
ISBN: 9789774162947 9774162943
OCLC Number: 316039234
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic: al-Dunya ajmal min al-janna. Rev. ed. 2009.
Description: xi, 189 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Dunyā ajmal min al-Jannah.
Responsibility: Khaled al-Berry ; translated by Humphrey Davies.

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An autobiographical account of a journey into extremism. It opens a window onto the mind of an extremist who turns out to be disarmingly like many other clever adolescents. It provides a vital key to  Read more...

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