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

By: Ahmed, Qanta A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, Inc., 2008Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (462 p.).ISBN: 9781402220029.Subject(s): Ahmed, Qanta | Islam -- Saudi Arabia -- Personal Narratives | Islam -- United States -- Personal Narratives | Muslim physicians -- Islamic countries -- Biography | Physicians, Women -- Saudi Arabia -- Personal Narratives | Physicians, Women -- United States -- Personal Narratives | Religion and Medicine -- Saudi Arabia -- Personal Narratives | Religion and Medicine -- United States -- Personal Narratives | Women in medicine -- Islamic countries -- Biography | Women physicians -- Islamic countries -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In the Land of Invisible Women : A Female Doctor’s Journey in the Saudi KingdomDDC classification: 610.82092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Chapter 1: The Bedouin Bedside; Chapter 2: A Time to Leave America; Chapter 3: My New Home, a Military Compound; Chapter 4: Abbayah Shopping; Chapter 5: Invisible and Safe; Chapter 6: Saudi Women Who Dance Alone; Chapter 7: Veiled Doctors; Chapter 8: The Lost Boys of the Kingdom; Chapter 9: A Father's Grieving; Chapter 10: An Invitation to God; Chapter 11: The Epicenter of Islam; Chapter 12: Into the Light; Chapter 13: The Child of God; Chapter 14: The Million-Man Wheel; Chapter 15: Committing Haram; Chapter 16: Calling Doctora
Chapter 17: Daughters of the DesertChapter 18: Next Stop: Absolution; Chapter 19: Prayer under the Stars; Chapter 20: Between the Devil and the Red Sea; Chapter 21: Mutawaeen: The Men in Brown; Chapter 22: Single Saudi Male; Chapter 23: The Calm before the Storm; Chapter 24: Wahabi Wrath; Chapter 25: Doctor Zhivago of Arabia; Chapter 26: Love in the Kingdom; Chapter 27: Show Me Your Marriage License!; Chapter 28: An Eye for an Eye; Chapter 29: Princes, Polygamists, and Paupers; Chapter 30: Divorce, Saudi-Style; Chapter 31: The Saudi Divorcée; Chapter 32: Desperate Housewives
Chapter 33: The Making of a Female Saudi SurgeonChapter 34: The Hot Mamma; Chapter 35: The Gloria Steinem of Arabia; Chapter 36: Champion of Children; Chapter 37: 9/11 in Saudi Arabia; Chapter 38: Final Moments, Final Days; Afterword: Rugged Glory; Endnotes; Bibliography; Reading Group Guide; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Back Cover
Summary: The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.
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Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Chapter 1: The Bedouin Bedside; Chapter 2: A Time to Leave America; Chapter 3: My New Home, a Military Compound; Chapter 4: Abbayah Shopping; Chapter 5: Invisible and Safe; Chapter 6: Saudi Women Who Dance Alone; Chapter 7: Veiled Doctors; Chapter 8: The Lost Boys of the Kingdom; Chapter 9: A Father's Grieving; Chapter 10: An Invitation to God; Chapter 11: The Epicenter of Islam; Chapter 12: Into the Light; Chapter 13: The Child of God; Chapter 14: The Million-Man Wheel; Chapter 15: Committing Haram; Chapter 16: Calling Doctora

Chapter 17: Daughters of the DesertChapter 18: Next Stop: Absolution; Chapter 19: Prayer under the Stars; Chapter 20: Between the Devil and the Red Sea; Chapter 21: Mutawaeen: The Men in Brown; Chapter 22: Single Saudi Male; Chapter 23: The Calm before the Storm; Chapter 24: Wahabi Wrath; Chapter 25: Doctor Zhivago of Arabia; Chapter 26: Love in the Kingdom; Chapter 27: Show Me Your Marriage License!; Chapter 28: An Eye for an Eye; Chapter 29: Princes, Polygamists, and Paupers; Chapter 30: Divorce, Saudi-Style; Chapter 31: The Saudi Divorcée; Chapter 32: Desperate Housewives

Chapter 33: The Making of a Female Saudi SurgeonChapter 34: The Hot Mamma; Chapter 35: The Gloria Steinem of Arabia; Chapter 36: Champion of Children; Chapter 37: 9/11 in Saudi Arabia; Chapter 38: Final Moments, Final Days; Afterword: Rugged Glory; Endnotes; Bibliography; Reading Group Guide; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Back Cover

The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.

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Dr. Ahmed is currently an assistant professor of medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and Assistant Director of the MUSC Sleep Disorders Laboratory. She is a quadruple boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and sleep disorders medicine. She continues to practice intensive care medicine. She became a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, a Diplomat and member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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