Girls of Riyadh

[a Novel]

S.nì, Raj' 0bd Allh

Paperback - 2008
Girls of Riyadh
Print
Penguin Putnam
When Rajaa Alsanea boldly chose to open up the hidden world of Saudi women?their private lives and their conflicts with the traditions of their culture?she caused a sensation across the Arab world. Now in English, Alsanea’s tale of the personal struggles of four young upper-class women offers Westerners an unprecedented glimpse into a society often veiled from view. Living in restrictive Riyadh but traveling all over the globe, these modern Saudi women literally and figuratively shed traditional garb as they search for love, fulfillment, and their place somewhere in between Western society and their Islamic home.


Random House, Inc.
When Rajaa Alsanea boldly chose to open up the hidden world of Saudi women—their private lives and their conflicts with the traditions of their culture—she caused a sensation across the Arab world. Now in English, Alsanea’s tale of the personal struggles of four young upper-class women offers Westerners an unprecedented glimpse into a society often veiled from view. Living in restrictive Riyadh but traveling all over the globe, these modern Saudi women literally and figuratively shed traditional garb as they search for love, fulfillment, and their place somewhere in between Western society and their Islamic home.

Baker & Taylor
Originally banned in Saudi Arabia, the tale of four young women university students from Riyadh follows their struggles to navigate the precarious paths between desire, fulfillment, and Islamic tradition while witnessing the ways in which the Arab world is being changed by new economic and political realities. A first novel. Reprint.

Baker
& Taylor

The tale of four young women university students from Riyadh follows their struggles to navigate the precarious paths between desire, fulfillment, and Islamic tradition while witnessing how the Arab world is being changed by new economic and political realities.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2008, c2007
ISBN: 014311347X
9780143113478
Branch Call Number: FIC S
Characteristics: x, 286 p. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Booth, Marilyn

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Written in the form of e-mails, the novel recounts the lives of four young Saudi girls.


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