The Resource American chick in Saudi Arabia : a memoir, Jean Sasson, (electronic resource)

American chick in Saudi Arabia : a memoir, Jean Sasson, (electronic resource)

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American chick in Saudi Arabia : a memoir
Title
American chick in Saudi Arabia
Title remainder
a memoir
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Jean Sasson
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eng
Summary
It all begins with an ad in the newspaper. When Jean Sasson, a young Southern woman living in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a two-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. Over the years Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets. Jean meets women from all walks of life--a feisty bedouin, an educated mother, a conservative wife of a high-ranking Saudi, and a Saudi princess the world knows as Princess Sultana--all who open a window into Saudi culture and help to reshape Jean's worldviews. AMERICAN CHICK IN SAUDI ARABIA is the first installment in a heartfelt, inspiring memoir about Jean's thirty-year travels and adventures in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Kuwait and Iraq. Jean's first book THE RAPE OF KUWAIT, based on her eye witness reporting on the invasion of Kuwait by Iraqi troops, was an immediate bestseller. Her next three books, PRINCESS, PRINCESS SULTANA'S DAUGHTERS, and PRINCESS SULTANA'S CIRCLE, became international sensations as they were the first books to bring to the western world the shocking stories about life for women in Saudi Arabia
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Midwest
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Sasson, Jean P
Dewey number
305.42/09538
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non fiction
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adult
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American chick in Saudi Arabia : a memoir, Jean Sasson, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11444401
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1 online resource
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online
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9781452410135
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11444401
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remote
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Label
American chick in Saudi Arabia : a memoir, Jean Sasson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11444401
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781452410135
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11444401
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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