Son of Hamas
Since he was a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an inside view of the deadly terrorist group Hamas. The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas and its most popular leader, young Mosab assisted his father for years in his political activities while being groomed to assume his legacy, politics, status . . . and power. But everything changed when Mosab turned away from terror and violence, and embraced instead the teachings of another famous Middle East leader. In Son of Hamas, Mosab Yousef-now called "Joseph"-reveals new information about the world's most dangerous terrorist organization and unveils the truth about his own role, his agonizing separation from family and homeland, the dangerous decision to make his newfound faith public, and his belief that the Christian mandate to "love your enemies" is the only way to peace in the Middle East.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LynnB - www.librarything.com
This is a true story of a Palestinian boy whose father was one of the founders of Hamas. As a young man, he becomes disillusioned by the violence he sees Hamas perpetrating on other Palestinians. He ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - leandrod - LibraryThing
A few inaccuracies — the most glaring one being that Israel did not outnumber & outgun Arabs during its Independence war, but outsmarted everyone else –, but a remarkable story, just barely believable due to being practically miraculous. Read full review