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Written by: Diana West
Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:54 AM 

The Washington Post weighs in, lightly, on "The Jewel of Medina"  debacle. In recounting the story--by now much blogged on and written about by Yours Truly--they start describing the author's experience thus:

She started writing a fictionalized story of Aisha, a young and much-beloved wife of Muhammad. Seven drafts later, in April 2007, Random House gave Jones a $100,000 contract for "The Jewel of Medina" and a sequel.

Aisha wasn't just "young"; she was six.


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