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The jewel of Medina

Sherry Jones

The jewel of Medina

a novel

by Sherry Jones

  • 375 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muḥammad, -- Prophet, -- d. 632 -- Fiction,
  • Muslims -- Saudi Arabia -- Fiction,
  • Muslim women -- Fiction,
  • Medina (Saudi Arabia) -- Fiction,
  • Saudi Arabia -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSherry Jones.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3610.O6285 J43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16523462M
    ISBN 109780345503169
    LC Control Number2008006999
    OCLC/WorldCa191922573

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Book Review The Jewel of Medina: The Prologue. by SB Sarah Aug 7, at pm View all comments. Sherry Jones emailed me the prologue of her book The Jewel of Medina to share with you all.

I’ve read it, and I sent it to shewhohashope to gain her perspective, as she and I are of different faiths and cultures, and have differing. Extensively researched and elegantly crafted, The Jewel of Medina evokes the beauty and harsh realities of life in an age long past, during a time of war, enlightenment, and upheaval.

At once a love story, a history lesson, and a coming-of-age tale, The Jewel of Medina introduces readers to the turmoil that surrounded the birth of the Islamic faith through the eyes of a truly unforgettable heroine.

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A'isha was the daughter of Abu Bakr, an early follower of the prophet. He offered the forty-nine year old widower Mohammad his six year old daughter to /5(36). The Jewel of Medina reads flatly and suffered from its lack of complexity, particularly as a vehicle for introducing readers to the foundation of Islam.

Aisha doesn’t come across as a matriarch or a figure of female leadership – her leadership is barely exhibited. Author of the controversial new book, Jewel of Medina, Jones came to discuss self-censorship in a presentation entitled “To Hot for Random House: The Jewel of Medina.” Refreshingly approachable, wearing a completely out of place black cocktail dress, and consistently over-acting her pre-typed speech, Jones was the most inspiring thing to.

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Sherry Jones’ novel The Jewel of Medina tells the story of the prophet Mohammad and his child bride A’isha. A’isha was the daughter of Abu Bakr, an early follower of the prophet. He offered the forty-nine year old widower Mohammad his six year old daughter to.Ultimately, she becomes one of the most important women in Islam, and a fierce protector of her husband’s words and ively researched, The Jewel of Medina evokes the beauty and harsh realities of life in an age long past.

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