The World is a Carpet

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The World Is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594488320
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 30th, 2013

In Oqa, an Afghan town so remote that Google and the Afghan government can’t find it, a woman squats atop a loom, making flowers bloom from the thousand threads she knots by hand.  Following the weaving of this carpet, and the people of Oqa, through the four seasons of its weaving, The World is a Carpet provides an insightful, compassionate, and enlightening portrait of fates woven by the centuries of art, war, and an ancient trade that binds the invaded to the invader.