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Florence of Arabia

Christopher Buckley

Florence of Arabia

a novel

by Christopher Buckley

  • 134 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Americans -- Arab countries -- Fiction,
  • Women television producers and directors -- Fiction,
  • Television and women -- Fiction,
  • Women diplomats -- Fiction,
  • Muslim women -- Fiction,
  • Arab countries -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christopher Buckley.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272877M
    ISBN 101400062233
    LC Control Number2004050903

    Mar 14,  · In his new book, Scott Anderson expands and contextualises the familiar Lawrence story – as his title, Lawrence in Arabia, suggests. Rather than depict a hero in isolation, he puts Lawrence. Dec 18,  · Read "Florence of Arabia A Novel" by Christopher Buckley available from Rakuten Kobo. The bestselling author who made mincemeat of political correctness in Thank You for Smoking, conspiracy theories in Litt 5/5(2).

    A merciless dismantling of both American ineptitude and Arabic intolerance, Florence of Arabia is Christopher Buckley’s funniest and most serious novel yet, a biting satire of how U.S. good intentions can cause the Shiite to hit the fan. From the Hardcover edition. A satire by Christopher Buckley about women's rights in the Middle-East, specifically the extremely conservative (fictional) country of Wassabi (based on Saudi Arabia).. One evening, Nezrah, the fourth wife of Prince Bawad, nephew to the Sheik of Wassabia, crashes her car drunk and asks for asylum. The woman she asks asylum from is Florence Farfaletti, deputy to the deputy assistant.

    Get this from a library! Florence of Arabia: a novel. [Christopher Buckley] -- Florence Farfarletti has a plan for female emancipation in the Middle East, and enlists the help of a diverse group to help her carry out her plan of reaching her audience with TV shows. Dec 04,  · Flo (POLLY HOLLIDAY) gets swept off her feet, and almost into a Middle Eastern potentate's harem.


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Sep 13,  · 'Florence of Arabia' is really a serious book. It's written as a farce and has its hilarious moments. The pages dealing with the colonic difficulties of Shem the Royal Camel had me laughing out loud.

But there is nothing funny about stoning and beating women to death/5(20). Florence and her associates must scuttle the operation when word of an impending palace coup reaches them.

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Florence of Arabia A Novel (Book): Buckley, Christopher: The bestselling author who made mincemeat of political correctness inThank You for Smoking, conspiracy theories inLittle Green Men, and Presidential indiscretionsNo Way to Treat a First Ladynow takes on the hottest topic in the entire world--Arab-American relations--in a blistering comic novel sure to offend the few it doesn't delight.

May 02,  · Florence of Arabia is a hilarious “what if” scenario that, as all the very best satire, has an undercurrent of truth and relevancy to current events. The overall tone of the book is irreverent, clever, and very funny. VERY timely.

Florence Of Arabia () About book: In the spirit of Lawrence of Arabia who freed the Arabs, so also Florence of Arabia bravely set out to free the women of the Middle East from gender injustice in an oppressive theocracy.

Every sentence in this story is packed with humor, farce, irony, satire, irreverence, mockery, or exaggerated stereotype/5(2).

Assisted by a gay friend from the Arab desk, an exuberant Gucci Gulch flack, and a handsome and resourceful Cajun mercenary, Florence sets up her broadcasting shop in the emirate of Matar, where the sheika Laila, wife of the booby on the throne, is eager to help out.

More heads roll, and Florence almost loses her own before things are sorted rangelyautomuseum.com: Christopher Buckley. Florence of Arabia Book Summary and Study Guide. Christopher Buckley Booklist Christopher Buckley Message Board.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Florence of Arabia; As Prince Bawad, ambasador to the U.S. from the Middle Eastern nation of Wasabia, prepares to return home after a twenty year posting in Washington, D.C., one of his four wives.

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But some of the nations/nation states in the Middle East is not yet ready to accept this and are totally against democracy, legal rights to womenfolk and secularism.

In the spirit of Lawrence of Arabia who freed the Arabs, so also Florence of Arabia bravely set out to free the women of the Middle East from gender injustice in an oppressive theocracy. Every sentence in this story is packed with humor, farce, irony, satire, irreverence, mockery, or exaggerated stereotype/5(4).

Click to read more about Florence of Arabia by Christopher Buckley. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers50%(13). Florence of Arabia. How one woman (plus a disgraced Green Beret, a shameless PR lackey, and the wife of a sheikh) brought the Middle East to the brink of female emancipation.

the religious Author: Christopher Buckley. But before the revolution can occur, Florence must deal with the shady dealings of the royal family of neighboring Wasabia; the CIA; and a very dangerous camel.

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