The First Muslim: The Story of Muhammad

The First Muslim: The Story of Muhammad

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The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited-and remade.

Muhammad's was a life of almost unparalleled historical importance; yet for all the iconic power of his name, the intensely dramatic story of the prophet of Islam is not well known. In The First Muslim, Lesley Hazleton brings him vibrantly to life. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders him as a man in full, in all… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


Hazleton's biography covers the broad strokes of his life with fairness — she doesn't gloss over his more fallible moments — and insight, but the book is important for trying to explain just who he really was. "Just one of you," as the Quran says.

Those who read it will come away well prepared to understand the prophet whose message, 14 centuries later, is the creed of more than a billion and a half people.

A levelheaded, elegant look at the life of the prophet amid the making of a legend.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Riverhead (January 24, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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