Beyond the Veil: The Adventures of an American Doctor in Saudi Arabia
A portrait of contemporary Saudi Arabia and, particularly, its royal family as seen through the eyes of an American physician who served as the chief medical officer of the King Feisal Special Hospital in Riyadh
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