The Jewel of Medina: A Novel

By: Jones, Sherry

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First edition. 2008 Hard Cover. ix, 358 pp. Author's first novel. Born Aisha bint Abi Bakr in seventh century Arabia, she would become the favorite wife of the Prophet Muhammad, and one of the most revered women in the Muslim faith. Married at the age of nine, The Jewel of Medina illuminates the difficult path Aisha confronted, from her youthful dreams of becoming a Bedouin warrior, to her life as the beloved wife and confident of the founder of Islam.Extensively researched and elegantly crafted, The Jewel of Medina presents 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 provides humanizing glimpses into the origins of the Islamic faith, and the nature of love, through the eyes of a truly unforgettable heroine. KEYWORDS: SHERRY JONES JEWEL OF MEDINA ARABIA HISTORICAL FICTION MIDDLE EAST EASTERN AISHA PROPHET MUHAMMAD MUSLIM RELIGION RELIGIOUS

Title: The Jewel of Medina: A Novel

Author: Jones, Sherry

Categories: Islam, First Appearances, Middle Eastern, First Edition, Historical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Beaufort Books, Inc: 2008

ISBN Number: 9.78083E+12

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2207865