In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom (Paperback)

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    Dr. Ahmed is currently an assistant professor of medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and Assistant Director of the MUSC Sleep Disorders Laboratory. She is a quadruple boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and sleep disorders medicine. She continues to practice intensive care medicine. She became a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, a Diplomat and member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
    "In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith." - Gail Sheehy

    The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.

    Unexpectedly denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, becomes an outcast in motion. On a whim, she accepts an exciting position in Saudi Arabia. This is not just a new job; this is a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong.

    What she discovers is vastly different. The Kingdom is a world apart, a land of unparralled contrast. She finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love.

    And for Qanta, more than anything, it is a land of opportunity. A place where she discovers what it takes for one woman to recreate herself in the land of invisible women.

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    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    ISBN 9781402210877
    Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical
    Format Paperback
    Pages 454
    Publisher Date 2008-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Sourcebooks Inc
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.45 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Ahmed, Qanta A., M.D.

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