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The Resource Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif

Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif

Label
Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening
Title
Daring to drive
Title remainder
a Saudi woman's awakening
Statement of responsibility
Manal al-Sharif
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a memoir about living, loving, dreaming, daring, and driving while female -- in a country where it's dangerous to do all of the above. Manal al-Sharif grew up in Mecca the second daughter of a taxi driver, born the year strict fundamentalism took hold. In her adolescence, she was religious radical, melting her brother's boy band CDs in the oven because music was haram: forbidden by Islamic law. But what a difference an education can make. By her twenties, she was a computer security engineer, one of a few women working in a desert compound built to resemble suburban America. That's when the Saudi kingdom's contradictions became too much to bear: she was labeled a slut for chatting with male colleagues, her school-age brother chaperoned her on a business trip, and while she kept a car in her garage, she was forbidden from driving on Saudi streets. Manal-al-Sharif has written a memoir about the making of an accidental activist, a story of a young Muslim woman who stood up to a kingdom of men -- and won
Cataloging source
DGU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharif, Manal
Dewey number
320.082/09538
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1730.Z75
LC item number
S47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sharif, Manal
  • Sharif, Manal
  • Sharif, Manal
  • Women
  • Women political activists
  • Women automobile drivers
  • Frau
  • Soziale Stellung
  • Politisches Handeln
  • Autofahren
  • Saudi-Arabien
  • Women
  • Women automobile drivers
  • Women political activists
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Women
  • Women political activists
  • Women automobile drivers
  • Women
Label
Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif
Link
https://manal-alsharif.com/
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn961009504
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 289 pages
Isbn
9781476793030
Lccn
2016041017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40027281128
  • 9781476793023
System control number
(OCoLC)961009504
Label
Daring to drive : a Saudi woman's awakening, Manal al-Sharif
Link
https://manal-alsharif.com/
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn961009504
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 289 pages
Isbn
9781476793030
Lccn
2016041017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40027281128
  • 9781476793023
System control number
(OCoLC)961009504

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