Format:
Book
Author:
Sharif, Manal, 1979- author.
Title:
Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening / Manal al-Sharif.
Edition:
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Description:
x, 289 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
A memoir by a Saudi Arabian woman who became the unexpected leader of a movement to support women's rights describes how fundamentalism influenced her radical religious beliefs until her education, a job, and legal contradictions changed her perspectives.
Subjects:
Sharif, Manal, 1979-
Women -- Saudi Arabia -- Biography.
Women political activists -- Biography.
Women automobile drivers -- Saudi Arabia -- Biography.
Genre:
Autobiographies.
Contents:
A country of one king and millions of queens -- Cockroaches and prison bars -- Dirty girls -- Mecca under siege -- Behind the veil -- My Barbie is murdered -- The forbidden satellite dish -- Employed and homeless -- Love and the falafel man -- Live free or die -- Driving while female -- In the kingdom of Saudi men -- Abouya and the king -- The rain starts with a single drop.
LCCN:
2016041017
ISBN:
9781476793023
1476793026
Other Number:
961009504
System Availability:
9
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
9
Control Number:
1327676
Call Number:
320.082/09538
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
3
# System items in:
3