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Bored at work and nursing a broken heart, a thirty something R.N. leaves her prestigious job at a Houston medical center to work at a military hospital in Saudi Arabia in 1978. She arrives in a land struggling to catch up to the Western world while retaining its strict Muslim morality - at least in public. "Genia," a bold, single, blue-eyed blonde, discovers that sex and d ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published December 3rd 2002 by AuthorHouse (first published November 1st 2002)
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MRS C SMITH
Jul 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very good read!!

I personally found this book to be very truthful & a honest recollection of a single women's experiences of life in a very much Male oriented Country!..Has I read, each page it came alive, with her experiences.... Such a well written book, by someone who had been there & most certainly done it!!!.....Highly recommended. 5*****
Fatima Afridi
Oct 13, 2011 rated it it was ok
A brutally honest and promiscuous woman out on a roll in a land where everything is forbidden (haram) yet happening. It did scare me that she was a medical professional and yet had no inhibition when it came to illicit drugs. However she also comes across as an extremely responsible and accountable nurse.
I had a bitter taste in my mouth whenver I witnessed the blatant double standards in Saudi men. I could later understand the snarky tone this woman used for them.
It just became too much to han
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Ellie Revert
Oct 16, 2011 rated it did not like it
Great to learn more about Saudi Arabia and how women are treated. Put off by the vast number of men she slept with--couldn't keep up! (free on Nook)
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May 02, 2013 rated it liked it
Not that great a book, I just wish I could have lived her life!
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