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The first Muslim : the story of Muhammad

Author: Lesley Hazleton
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited-- and remade. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders him as a man in full complexity and vitality. Hazleton follows the arc of Muhammad's rise from powerlessness to power, from anonymity to renown.
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Genre/Form: Biography
NonFiction
Historical
Religious
Biographies
Named Person: Muḥammad, Prophet; Muḥammad, Prophet; Muḥammad; Muammad, Prophet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley Hazleton
ISBN: 9781594487286 1594487286 9781594632303 1594632308
OCLC Number: 801926756
Description: 320 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Orphan --
Exile --
Leader.
Other Titles: 1st Muslim
Responsibility: Lesley Hazleton.

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The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited-- and remade. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders him as a man in full complexity and vitality. Hazleton follows the arc of Muhammad's rise from powerlessness to power, from anonymity to renown.

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