Teta, Mother, and Me: Three Generations of Arab Women
June 3, 2006 Saturday 3PM CT
What does it mean to be a modern woman in the Arab world? This hour on Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders, Jean Feraca talks with a memoirist whose family history, set against the backdrop of political upheavals in the Middle East, shatters the stereotype of the Arab woman as weak and oppressed.
- Jean Said Makdisi, author of "Teta, Mother, and Me: Three Generations of Arab Women" and "Beirut Fragments: A War Memoir." She lives in Beirut.