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Summary: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Prophe ... 9"><em>The Prophet</em></a> is the best known work of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalil_Gibran">Khalil Gibran</a> (1883-1931), also known as Kahlil Gibran, a Lebanese American poet and artist.
The poetic prose of <em>The Prophet</em> has delighted readers for generations, and the book became particularly popular in the 1960s. Al-Mustafa the prophet, who has lived abroad for many years, is about to board a ship home when he is stopped by a group of people with whom he discusses many aspects of life and the human condition, including love, children, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge and death. (Summary by Ruth Golding and Wikipedia)
<em>The Prophet</em> was published in 1923 with its USA copyright renewed in 1951, and it thus remains in copyright in the USA until 2019. The work is, however, in the public domain in all countries which observe copyright protection for 70 years after the author's death.
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01 - Section 1 http://ge.tt/8SLNqDC 47:22 43.3 MB
02 - Section 2 http://ge.tt/9O52jHC?c 44:35 40.8 MB
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Book Title: The Prophet
Author: Khalil Gibran/Kahlil Gibran (take your pick)
Dates of birth and death of author: (1883 – 1931)
Dates of birth and death of translator: N/A
Date of first publication: 1923
Number of sections the project will have: 2
Does the project have a preface that will be recorded as a separate section? NO
Category (On second thoughts) Non-fiction
Tags that describe the book Prose poem, mysticism, life, religion, philosophy, essays, poetic
Summary for the catalog (from Wikipedia): (Temporary) The Prophet is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. The prophet Al-Mustafa, who has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years, is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses many issues of life and the human condition.
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