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The Resource Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif

Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif

Label
Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening
Title
Daring to drive
Title remainder
a Saudi woman's awakening
Statement of responsibility
Manal al-Sharif
Title variation
Daring to drive
Title variation remainder
a Saudi womans awakening
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A memoir by a Saudi Arabian woman who became the unexpected leader of a movement to support women's rights describes how fundamentalism influenced her radical religious beliefs until her education, a job, and legal contradictions changed her perspectives
Summary
Though author Manal Al-Sharif grew up as a devoutly fundamentalist Muslim in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, she later received a technical education that led to a job as a computer security engineer. In Daring to Drive, she relates how she publicized a protest movement, the Women2Drive campaign, with a video recording of herself driving a car. This eye-opening memoir vividly portrays the customary restrictions on girls and women in her country as well as the difficulties of pushing for social change. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10564905
Cataloging source
DGU/DLC
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1979-
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Sharif, Manal
Dewey number
320.082/09538
Index
no index present
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990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sharif, Manal
  • Women
  • Women political activists
  • Women automobile drivers
Target audience
adult
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a Saudi woman's awakening
Label
Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A country of one king and millions of queens -- Cockroaches and prison bars -- Dirty girls -- Mecca under siege -- Behind the veil -- My Barbie is murdered -- The forbidden satellite dish -- Employed and homeless -- Love and the falafel man -- Live free or die -- Driving while female -- In the kingdom of Saudi men -- Abouya and the king -- The rain starts with a single drop
Control code
ocn961009504
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 289 pages
Isbn
9781476793023
Lccn
2016041017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961009504
Label
Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A country of one king and millions of queens -- Cockroaches and prison bars -- Dirty girls -- Mecca under siege -- Behind the veil -- My Barbie is murdered -- The forbidden satellite dish -- Employed and homeless -- Love and the falafel man -- Live free or die -- Driving while female -- In the kingdom of Saudi men -- Abouya and the king -- The rain starts with a single drop
Control code
ocn961009504
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 289 pages
Isbn
9781476793023
Lccn
2016041017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961009504

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