In the land of invisible women: a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom

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In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. 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.
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subject_facet Ahmed, Qanta, Audiobooks, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women, Electronic books, Muslim physicians -- Islamic countries -- Biography, Women in medicine -- Islamic countries -- Biography, Women physicians -- Islamic countries -- Biography
title_display In the land of invisible women : a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom
title_full In the land of invisible women : a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom [electronic resource] / Qanta A. Ahmed, In the land of invisible women [sound recording] : a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom / Qanta A. Ahmed
title_short In the land of invisible women :
title_sub a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom
topic_facet Ahmed, Qanta, Electronic books, Muslim physicians, Women in medicine, Women physicians