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The Book of Khalid (Neversink) free pdf Told with great good humour and worldly compassion The Book of Khalid recounts the adventures of two young men, Khalid and Shakib, who leave Lebanon for the United States to seek their fortune in turn-of-the century New York. Together, they face all the difficulties of poor immigrants - the passage by ship, admittance through Ellis Island and the rough immigrant life. Playing with classical Arabic literary forms, as well as Western literary conventions, this is a unique contribution to world literature.

About Ameen Faras Rihani

Ameen Rihani (1876-1940) was a poet, writer, diplomat and intellectual, who wrote in both English and Arabic. Born in Lebanon, he spent his teen years in New York, where, with his friend Kahlil Gibran, he was part of the literary and artistic circles of the day. As a writer, he was greatly esteemed in the United States during his lifetime, and he remains widely read in the Middle East to this day. TODD FINE (afterword) is the director of Project Khalid, the centennial campaign for "The Book of Khalid." projectkhalid.org

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Author : Ameen Faras Rihani
Publisher : Melville House Publishing
Data Published : 17 May 2012
ISBN : 1612190871
EAN : 9781612190877
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 328 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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