University of California Press
November 18, 1994
5.57 X 8.3 X 0.43 inches | 0.54 pounds
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About the Author
Nawal El Saadawi is an Egyptian feminist, socialist, medical doctor, novelist, and author of a classic work on women in Islam, The Hidden Face of Eve (1982). She presently teaches at Duke University. Marilyn Booth is an independent scholar affiliated with the University of Illinois and a freelance translator. Her recent translations include Stories by Egyptian Women: My Grandmother's Cactus.
"Lively, touching, and highly readable, making us relive with the author the shock of arrest, the dirt and horror of jail, and the nagging uncertainty about when or whether she would be released."--"The Middle East