When Jean Sasson's book Princess: Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia was published, it became an immediate international best seller. It sold to 43 countries and spent 13 weeks on The New York Times best seller list. Now, in this long-awaited, compelling new book, Sasson and Princess Sultana return to tell the world what it means to be a Saudi woman today. Through advances in education and with access to work, Saudi women are breaking through barriers; they are becoming doctors, social workers, business owners. Major steps forward have been made. But this is not the whole story. Sadly, despite changes in the law, women are still subjected to terrible suppression, abuse, and crimes of psychological and physical violence. For many, the struggle for basic human rights continues. Princess, More Tears To Cryreveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman in Saudi Arabia mirror those of the society at large. Princess, More Tears To Cry is an unforgettable journey into the hearts and minds of Saudi women, and will be forever etched into the memory of listeners.
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Excellent and a chance to catch up.
A fascinating look into another world and culture but the disturbing aspects of the culture were very upsetting to me :(
Can't name one, all. good/interesting.
Compelling aspect, it would have taken me LONGER to read.
ALL and particularly horror/revulsion/anger and outrage at many ways women are treated! :'(
- Sue Jackson
Great book - continuation of Princess story
Insight into modern life of Saudi Arabia, how things have changed. It is continuation of previous books, first of which was Princess. They show the life of women in Saudi Arabia and fight for women's rights.
- Margarita Millere