- Hardcover: 208 pages
- Publisher: National Geographic; First Edition edition (September 30, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1426203209
- ISBN-13: 978-1426203206
- Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 1 x 11.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 10 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,522,559 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World, National Geographic Books Hardcover – September 30, 2008
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About the Author
Alexandra Avakian is a photojournalist and a member of the prestigious Contact Press Images photo agency in New York. She is a contract photographer with National Geographic and frequently publishes in Time, The New York Times Magazine, and many other publications.
Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World was selected by Oprah for her top ten Christmas gift book selection. (2008)
Website address: www.alexandraavakian.com
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This book offers a striking view of the Muslim world through the lens of an amazing photographer who challenges our misconceptions and prejudices. Alexandra Avakian takes us on a photographic journey that questions the popular perceptions of Islam and engages the reader to see the beauty of a world many will never see in person. Her images are exquisite. Her thoughtfulness is poignant. It is a gem worth opening again and again.