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In the land of invisible women : a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom

Autor: Qanta Ahmed
Editora: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., ©2008.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : Inglês : 1st edVer todas as edições e formatos
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From the Publisher: "In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith."- Gail Sheehy. The decisions  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Erfahrungsbericht
Biography
Personal Narratives
Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Ahmed, Qanta.
In the land of invisible women.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., c2008
(OCoLC)623271178
Pessoa Denominada: Qanta Ahmed; Qanta Ahmed
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Qanta Ahmed
ISBN: 9781402210877 1402210876
Número OCLC: 214282110
Descrição: 454 p. ; 23 cm.
Conteúdos: 1: Bedouin bedside --
2: Time to leave America --
3: My new home, a military compound --
4: Abbayah shopping --
5: Invisible and safe --
6: Saudi women who dance alone --
7: Veiled doctors --
8: Lost boys of the kingdom --
9: Father's grieving --
10: Invitation to God --
11: Epicenter of Islam --
12: Into the light --
13: Child of God --
14: Million-man wheel --
15: Committing Haram --
16: Calling Doctora --
17: Daughters of the desert --
18: Next stop: absolution --
19: Prayer under the stars --
20: Between the devil and the Red Sea --
21: Mutawaeen: the men in brown --
22: Single Saudi male --
23: Calm before the storm --
24: Wahabi wrath --
25: Doctor Zhivago of Arabia --
26: Love in the kingdom --
27: Show me your marriage license! --
28: Eye for an eye --
29: Princes, polygamists, and paupers --
30: Divorce, Saudi-style --
31: Saudi Divorcee --
32: Desperate housewives --
33: Making of a female Saudi surgeon --
34: Hot mamma --
35: Gloria Steinem of Arabia --
36: Champion of children --
37: 9/11 in Saudi Arabia --
38: Final moments, final days --
Afterword: Rugged glory --
Endnotes --
Bibliography --
Reading group guide --
Acknowledgments.
Responsabilidade: Qanta A. Ahmed.
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