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Princess Sultana's Daughters Summary
Jean Sasson

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Princess Sultana's Daughters Summary

Plot Summary

Princess Sultana's Daughters, by Jean Sasson, is a biography written in the voice of "Princess Sultana," a supposedly real-life royal princess of Saudi Arabia under an assumed name. Sultana relates several events in her life to demonstrate the oppression of women in Saudi Arabia and to urge change. This is the second book in what's called the Princess trilogy.

Sultana begins by describing her family's furious reaction to discovering her authorship of the first book in the Princess trilogy. The family decides they must spare any humiliation by keeping Sultana's authorship a secret. Kareem, Sultana's long-suffering husband, reads passages about his own fictionalized persona and is mad that he is described as being weak-willed and having other unflattering characteristics.

Sultana next deals with her daughters, Maha and Amani. Maha has always been strong-willed and combative, while Amani grew up sweet and loving. Maha falls in with a young...

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