By Jillian Schedneck

When Jillian Schedneck takes up a place educating English to a lecture room of UAE scholars in Abu Dhabi, she is younger, idealistic, in love, and able to tackle the area. however it isn't really precisely what she expected: her quite often girl scholars are just attending college as a token distraction from what is going to turn into a lifestyles spent getting to household tasks, and Jillian struggles with the restrictions to their futures that they appear to so with no trouble accept.

Facing the contradicting tradition of utmost wealth and comfort, yet little genuine chance, Jillian reveals herself deeply intrigued by means of the ladies of the UAE. As she negotiates her means round school rooms of not going scholars, they begin to come back alive as Jillian introduces them to writers reminiscent of Virginia Woolf, and poses questions about feminism. yet she isn't just beginning up a brand new international to them. She additionally unearths her personal cultural assumptions being challenged, and starts to understand how a lot her time in those wilderness towns have formed the girl she's going to become.

Reminiscent of Nine components of Desire and Reading Lolita in Tehran, this compelling memoir pronounces the coming of an exhilarating new writer.

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