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"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani is considered to be the first novel by an Arab-American writer in English. The story is often seen as an influence on Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet." The novel is divided into three books, dedicated in order 'to Man,' 'to Nature,' and 'to God.' Each section begins and ends with an illustration by Gibran, who is also the author of the Arabic calligraphy on the frontispiece of the book ('Kitab Khalid, 1911').

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Critics, The Syrian World, 2, 10, April 1928, p. 34 [digitized by the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA].

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Ameen Rihani [Amīn Fāris al-Rīḥānī], Ilà Jubrān [To Gibran], Hutāf al-awdiyah: shiʻr manthūr [Hymn of the Valleys: Prose Poems], Bayrūt: Dār al-Rīḥānī lil-Ṭibāʻah wa-al-Nashr, 1955, pp. 123-136.

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