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The New Yorker ? Australian writer Geraldine Brooks is now known internationally for her bestselling novels, but as a foreign correspondent Geraldine spent six years covering the Middle East. And when her poised and sophisticated assistant at the Cairo bureau of the Wall Street Journal suddenly 'adopted the uniform of a Muslim fundamentalist', Geraldine Brooks set out to discover the truth about women and Islam. Sometimes adopting a chador as camouflage, she was granted meetings (and often astonishingly intimate insights) by everyone from Queen Noor of Jordan to former Iranian President Rafsanjani's daughter. She met with Palestinians protesting about 'honour killings' for adultery and sheltered girls transformed into warriors by the Emirates armed forces. Throughout the Middle East, Brooks was invited into the homes and lives of these women where she found real stories that overturn western stereotypes. This beautiful new edition includes a powerful new Afterword by the author.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781743117897
Publisher:
Bolinda Audio
Subject:
Travel-Middle East
Author:
Brooks, Geraldine
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English

Related Subjects

Biography » Religious
Biography » Women
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » Islamic Studies
Religion » Islam » General
Travel » Middle East

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