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Author Ahmed, Qanta.

Title In the land of invisible women : a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom / Qanta A. Ahmed.

Imprint Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, Inc., c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Ahmed,Q AHM    Available
Description 454 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]-446).
Contents The Bedouin bedside -- A time to leave America -- My new home, a military compound -- Abbayah shopping -- Invisible and safe -- Saudi women who dance alone -- Veiled doctors -- The lost boys of the kingdom -- A father's grieving -- An invitation to God -- The epicenter of Islam -- Into the light -- The child of God -- The million-man wheel -- Committing Haram -- Calling Doctora -- Daughters of the desert -- Next stop: absolution -- Prayer under the stars -- Between the devil and the Red Sea -- Mutawaeen: the men in brown -- Single Saudi male -- The calm before the storm -- Wahabi wrath -- Doctor Zhivago of Arabia -- Love in the kingdom -- Show me your marriage license! -- An eye for an eye -- Princes, polygamists, and paupers -- Divorce, Saudi-style -- The Saudi Divorcée -- Desperate housewives -- The making of a female Saudi surgeon -- The hot mamma -- The Gloria Steinem of Arabia -- Champion of children -- 9/11 in Saudi Arabia -- Final moments, final days -- Rugged glory -- Reading group guide.
Subject Ahmed, Qanta.
Women physicians -- Islamic countries -- Biography.
Women in medicine -- Islamic countries -- Biography.
Muslim physicians -- Islamic countries -- Biography.
ISBN 9781402210877 (pbk.)
1402210876 (pbk.)

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