The Land Of The Invisible Women
Edition language: Hindi
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, Biography Memoir
This took me forever to read. It was just really hard to get into until I forced myself to sit down and blitz through it last night. Part of the problem is the descriptive language seemed so off the wall sometimes, I thought I was reading something by Stephenie Meyer or E.L. James which is not a com...
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I had a hard time reading this book in electronic form; I downloaded it as part of the ER program and I don't think I would download a book again. The book was moving and fascinating (what part of it I read- I didn't come close to finishing) but I found the format really difficult to deal with and i...
Despite my efforts, I know I won't finish this book. And that's too bad, because I got it for research purposes. But nearly half the book yielded less than a page and a half of notes, and the writing is terrible. I hate to say that, because I know this is Ahmed's personal journey here, but god, the ...
Qanta Ahmed, a doctor and Muslim of Pakistani descent, is a British citizen who was practicing in NY when her visa renewal was denied. Practically on a whim, she decides to accept an offer to spend 2 years at a Saudi Arabian hospital. This book is a memoir of her time there. On the positive side, an...
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