Saudi Arabian Author Publishes Historical Novel

July 20, 2019 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
Sea-Wafted Women, a new book by Omaima Al-Khamis, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Sea-Wafted Women revolves around a venerable family of traders in Riyadh/Saudi Arabia and is set during the oil boom there between 1955 and 1990.

Al-Khamis' novel follows three women who came from the Levant to the heart of the Arabian Peninsula as wives and teachers and formed a special bond, as they struggled to find their place in the more restrictive culture and conservative society.

About the Author
Omaima Al-Khamis was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a prolific writer who began publishing at an early age. She has published short stories, novels, opinion articles, and children's books.

Her novel, Voyage of the Herons over the Agate Cities, was awarded the winning Naguib Mahfouz Medal for the year 2018.

Sea-Wafted Women is a 218-page hardcover with a retail price of $24.00. The ISBN is 978-1-6442-6288-7. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore

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