In The Land Of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor\'s Journey In The Saudi Kingdom

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In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

"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 that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.

Unexpectedly denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, becomes an outcast in motion. On a whim, she accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. This is not just a new job; this is a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong.

What she discovers is vastly different. The Kingdom is a world apart, a land of unparralled contrast. She finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love.

And for Qanta, more than anything, it is a land of opportunity. A place where she discovers what it takes for one woman to recreate herself in the land of invisible women.

Specifications of In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

GENERAL
AuthorQanta Ahmed
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-101402210876
ISBN-139781402210877
PublisherSourcebooks
Number Of Pages464
Publication Date2008-09-01
DIMENSIONS
Height8.9 inch.
Length6 inch.
Width1.4 inch.
Weight1.4 pounds.

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