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By Jean Sasson

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All of it starts off with an advert within the newspaper. whilst Jean Sasson, a tender Southern girl residing in Jacksonville seashore, Florida, solutions a decision to paintings within the royal sanatorium in Saudi Arabia, what must have been a two-year remain becomes a life-changing event spanning over a decade. through the years Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled ladies in Riyadh, the place girls 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 aware as Princess Sultana--all who open a window into Saudi tradition and aid 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 publication THE RAPE OF KUWAIT, in accordance with her eye witness reporting at the invasion of Kuwait by means of Iraqi troops, used to be a right away bestseller. presently thereafter she turned a full-time author. Her subsequent 3 books, PRINCESS, PRINCESS SULTANA'S DAUGHTERS, and PRINCESS SULTANA'S CIRCLE, turned foreign sensations as they have been the 1st books to deliver to the western international the stunning tales approximately lifestyles for girls in Saudi Arabia. Jean is usually the writer of MAYADA, DAUGHTER OF IRAQ, in regards to the felony reports of an Iraqi journalist praised via Saddam Hussein; LOVE IN A TORN LAND: the real tale of a Freedom Fighter's get away from Iraqi Vengeance which tells the tale of an attractive Kurdish lady; becoming UP BIN weighted down: Osama's spouse and Son Take Us into Their mystery international; and FOR the affection OF A SON: One Afghan Woman's Quest for Her Stolen baby. Her paintings has been featured in humans, vainness Fair,The manhattan instances, The Washington publish, the recent Yorker, the hot York submit, The Sunday London occasions, The father or mother, CNN, FOX, NBC, and plenty of different information organisations. nonetheless touring the area, 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 lifestyles that turned gradually extra risky and bizarre...in pressured pursuit of Osama’s jihadist dreams.” --Washington submit "The startling fact in the back of veiled lives...frank and vivid" --Sunday convey "Anyone with the slightest curiosity in human rights will locate this booklet heart-wrenching." --Betty Mahmoody, bestselling writer of now not with out MY DAUGHTER "A interesting narrative...devastating" --Robert Harris, Sunday instances "Absolutely riveting and profoundly sad..." --People "A chilling story...a vibrant account of an air-conditioned nightmare..." --Entertainment Weekly "Must-reading for someone drawn to human rights." --USA at the present time "Shocking...candid...sad, sobering, and compassionate..." --San Francisco Chronicle

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