The Root of Wild Madder

The Root of Wild Madder

Wisdom of a Turkmen proverb.

The Root of Wild Madder opens with an invitation that flows from the same ancient inspiration. "A carpet is poetry itself," an Iranian carpet merchant declares to author Brian Murphy. "You just have to learn to read them." So begins a journey. It follows Persian carpets from the remote villages of Afghanistan and Iran where they are woven -- often by young girls -- and on to the bazaars where they are traded, to the Sufis and mystic… (more)

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (July 26, 2005)

Collection: Simon & Schuster

Parent ISBN: 9780743264211

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 5.7 MB

Language: English


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