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Princess by Jean Sasson

Originally posted on Patrisya M.:
Nothing makes me happier than buying books for low prices. There are only a few places where you can purchase cheap books in Dubai. One of my favourite places is House of Prose, a second-hand…

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Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening

Originally posted on Saudiwoman's Weblog:
I just read Manal Al Sharif’s book Daring to Drive. I knew that it was in the works for a few years and I had expectations and so did many other Saudis. We discussed…

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Princess by Jean Sasson: Book Review

Originally posted on Arsh Azim:
One of my favorite books so far, Princess is based on a true story of a Saudi Princess who is considered worthless for being a woman beside having all the wealth of the world. It…

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Such good things going on in the Islamic world for women

Just wanted to leave a brief message which I will add to later on.  Finally, Arab women are taking their place in society.  They are working, becoming involved with government and at the same time, remaining devoted wives and mothers.  … Continue reading

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Prominent Saudis: Dr. Ghazi Al Qosaibi

Originally posted on Saudiwoman's Weblog:
  The most prominent of prominent not royal Saudis is Ghazi Al Qosaibi. This is a name that every Saudi knows, young and old. He initially became popular for the reforms he implemented as…

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FEMALE FIRST INTERVIEWS JEAN SASSON about PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY

Exclusive interview with International Bestselling author Jean Sasson From writing Princess More Tears to Cry I can tell you that Saudi women are changing their world and that Princess Sultana is bringing their victories public.  Women are driving openly and … Continue reading

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CAPTURING THE QUIET MOMENTS… examples of good writing

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
I’ve come across three figures of speech that I like very much and thought I would share because of their gentle, soft quality. It’s easy to be dramatic. It’s much harder to capture the…

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WHAT MY PETS WANT TO TELL YOU:

WHAT MY PETS WANT TO TELL YOU: 1)  Mommy loves our food! She tastes everything before she feeds it to us.  She makes funny  faces, but she samples it all, canned dog food, canned cat food, bird seed, and the human food she … Continue reading

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Who Is Me

Who Is Me.

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An Iraqi Saint of a doctor with dying Iraqi children July/August 1998

Originally posted on Jean Sasson:
Different degrees of dying… Sad and sick baby. Darling little girl Dr. Hameed with his young patient Business cards, Baghdad summer of 1998 The Al-Rasheed in Baghdad, Summer of 1998 I tried to post these…

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