Daring to drive : the young Saudi woman who stood up to a kingdom of men

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Sharif, Manal



Contents: A country of one king and millions of queens -- Cockroaches and prison bars -- Dirty girls -- Mecca under siege -- Behind the veil -- My Barbie is murdered -- The forbidden satellite dish -- Employed and homeless -- Love and the falafel man -- Live free or die -- Driving while female -- In the kingdom of Saudi men -- Abouya and the king -- The rain starts with a single drop.
Summary: A memoir by a Saudi Arabian woman who became the unexpected leader of a movement to support women's rights describes how fundamentalism influenced her radical religious beliefs until her education, a job, and legal contradictions changed her perspectives.

Manal Al-Sharif



 



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dewey:920
call #:SHA
ISBN:
9781471164408
published:2017
bar code:L017304
replace fee:37.99