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Prophet: The Life and Times of Kahlil Gibran
In this new biography, Robin Waterfield traces the influential life of Kahlil Gibran from his first flush, as the wounded Romantic to his final metamorphosis as the Prophet of New York". Born in 1883, in northern Lebanon, Gibran emigrated to the United States in 1895. A gifted painter, Gibran soon turned to writing. Although initially spurned, he ultimately gained approval ...more
Hardcover, 365 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by St Martins Pr
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Robin Anthony Herschel Waterfield studied classics, specialising in ancient Greek Philosophy. Lectured at Newcastle University and St.Andrews before joining Penguin books as an editor. Currently he is a self-employed author whose output includes books on the ancient world as well as Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks.More about Robin A.H. Waterfield...