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The veiled kingdom

Author: Carmen Bin Ladin
Publisher: London : Virago, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique insight by one of Osama Bin Laden's sisters-in-law into the Bin Laden family and into Saudi society, one of the most powerful, secretive and repressive kingdoms in the world

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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Biography
Named Person: Carmen Bin Ladin; Ibn-Lādin, <Familie>
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Bin Ladin
ISBN: 1844081028 9781844081028
OCLC Number: 56052442
Language Note: Translation of: Voile déchiré.
Description: viii, 209 pages, [8] leaves of color plates ; 22 cm
Contents: Nine Eleven --
A secret garden --
Falling in love --
My Saudi wedding --
America --
Life with the Bin Ladens --
The patriarch --
Life as an alien --
Two mothers, two babies --
My own chief inmate --
The brothers --
1979 --
Yeslam --
Little girls --
A Saudi couple --
Sisters in Islam --
Princes and princesses --
Leaving Saudi Arabia.
Other Titles: Voile déchiré.
Responsibility: Carmen Bin Ladin.

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'If you want to beat Osama, you've got to start by listening to Carmen' - Barbara Ehrenreich, New York Times 'A searing indictment of a society and a family perverted by fanaticism ... a terrifying Read more...

 
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