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Girls of Riyadh

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ISBN-10: 014311347X

ISBN-13: 9780143113478

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rajaa Alsanea, Marilyn Booth, Rajaa Alsanea, Rajaa Alsanea

List price: $17.00
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When Rajaa Alsanea boldly chose to open up the hidden world of Saudi womentheir private lives and their conflicts with the traditions of their cultureshe caused a sensation across the Arab world. Now in English, Alsaneas 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.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

RAJAA ALSANEAgrew up in Riyadh, the daughter of a family of doctors. She intends to return to Saudi Arabia after attaining a degree in Endodontics. Two weeks after the release of Girls of Riyadhin Arabic, the book became a #1 bestseller. Rajaa is twenty-sixyears- old, and this is her first novel.