When sixteen-year-old Nouf goes missing, her prominent family calls on Nayir
ash-Sharqi, a pious desert guide, to lead the search party. Ten days later, just as Nayir is about to give up in frustration, her body is discovered. Noufs family seem to Nayir to be suspiciously uninterested in finding out what happened to her, so he takes it upon himself to find out the truth.
Finding Nouf is a riveting literary mystery that offers an unprecedented window into Saudi Arabia and the lives of men woman there.