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They talk in chat rooms, IM on their mobiles to their boyfriends and each other.But even with all the hip technology, they cannot escape deep-seated oppressive traditions after they return to Riyadh.Their main way to interact is on their cell phones and on the Internet chat sites.All but one of four of the college-age friends are frustrated in their search for love because they’re not acceptable to a boyfriend’s family, one husband is in love with a foreign woman who his family would never permit him to marry, and one looses her fiancé’s respect for having sex with him before the wedding ceremony.Above all else, it’s important to preserve one’s reputation as a good girl, similar to India.Even after being legally engaged, some families only allow one “viewing” for the young couple to interact except on the phone, but some of the girls managed to sneak visits.The 25-year-old Saudi writer (now studying in Chicago but planning to return home) tells it from the inside, complete with the contradictions and betrayals that define daily lfe.
This book opened each chapter with what seemed like a confessional and I quite enjoyed that.
Michelle and Faisal adore each other, but he gives her up when his family says so.
The Religious Police arrest one couple in a coffee bar.
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Four close girlfriends from upper-class Saudi families attend university and medical school in Riyadh and in Chicago and San Francisco.Four upper-class Saudi Arabian women negotiate the clash between tradition and the encroaching West in this debut novel by 25-year-old Saudi Alsanea.