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When the body of a brutally beaten woman is found on the beach in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Detective Osama Ibrahim dreads investigating another unsolvable murder—chillingly common in a city where the veils of conservative Islam keep women as anonymous in life as the victim is in death.

But Katya, one of the few females in the coroner's office, is determined to identify the woman and find her killer. Aided by her friend Nayir, she soon discovers that the victim was a young, controversial filmmaker named Leila. Was it Leila's connection to an incendiary Koranic scholar or a missing American man that got her killed?

City of Veils combines a suspenseful and tightly woven mystery with an intimate and nuanced portrait of women's lives in the Middle East.

Synopsis:

A riveting literary mystery that reveals the shrouded world of women in modern-day Saudi Arabia, from prizewinning author Zoe Ferraris.

About the Author

Kate Reading has narrated everything from Erma Bombeck to George Elliot. Sh

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400118373
Author:
Ferraris, Zoe
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Read by:
Reading, Kate
Narrated by:
Reading, Kate
Narrated:
Reading, Kate
Author:
Ferraris, Zo'e
Author:
Reading, Kate
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in 0.7 lb
Media Run Time:
900

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