By Jean Sasson
All of it starts off with an advert within the newspaper. while Jean Sasson, a tender Southern girl dwelling in Jacksonville seashore, Florida, solutions a choice to paintings within the royal clinic in Saudi Arabia, what must have been a two-year remain becomes a life-changing experience spanning over a decade. through the years Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled ladies in Riyadh, the place ladies are locked in sumptuous houses and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets. Jean meets ladies from all walks of life--a feisty bedouin, an informed mom, a conservative spouse of a high-ranking Saudi, and a Saudi princess the area is familiar with as Princess Sultana--all who open a window into Saudi tradition and support to reshape Jean's worldviews. AMERICAN CHICK IN SAUDI ARABIA is the 1st installment in a heartfelt, inspiring memoir approximately Jean's thirty-year travels and adventures in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Kuwait and Iraq. Jean's first e-book THE RAPE OF KUWAIT, in keeping with her eye witness reporting at the invasion of Kuwait through Iraqi troops, used to be an instantaneous bestseller. almost immediately thereafter she grew to become a full-time author. Her subsequent 3 books, PRINCESS, PRINCESS SULTANA'S DAUGHTERS, and PRINCESS SULTANA'S CIRCLE, grew to become overseas sensations as they have been the 1st books to convey to the western international the surprising tales approximately lifestyles for girls in Saudi Arabia. Jean is additionally the writer of MAYADA, DAUGHTER OF IRAQ, concerning the legal reports of an Iraqi journalist praised via Saddam Hussein; LOVE IN A TORN LAND: the genuine tale of a Freedom Fighter's break out from Iraqi Vengeance which tells the tale of an attractive Kurdish girl; becoming UP BIN encumbered: Osama's spouse and Son Take Us into Their mystery global; and FOR the affection OF A SON: One Afghan Woman's Quest for Her Stolen baby. Her paintings has been featured in humans, self-importance Fair,The big apple instances, The Washington publish, the recent Yorker, the recent York publish, The Sunday London instances, The dad or mum, CNN, FOX, NBC, and lots of different information agencies. nonetheless touring the realm, Jean has made her homebase in Atlanta, Georgia the place she is a passionate animal rights and women's rights supporter. compliment FOR JEAN SASSON'S BOOKS: “Fascinating...an intimate account of a kinfolk existence that grew to become progressively extra risky and bizarre...in compelled pursuit of Osama’s jihadist dreams.” --Washington submit "The startling fact at the back of veiled lives...frank and vivid" --Sunday exhibit "Anyone with the slightest curiosity in human rights will locate this e-book heart-wrenching." --Betty Mahmoody, bestselling writer of now not with no MY DAUGHTER "A interesting narrative...devastating" --Robert Harris, Sunday occasions "Absolutely riveting and profoundly sad..." --People "A chilling story...a vibrant account of an air-conditioned nightmare..." --Entertainment Weekly "Must-reading for an individual drawn to human rights." --USA this day "Shocking...candid...sad, sobering, and compassionate..." --San Francisco Chronicle
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