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Anahita's Woven Riddle

ISBN: 9780984835928 | 098483592X
Edition: Reprint
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Itasca Books
Pub. Date: 2/12/2013

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"A richly textured, carefully researched novel . . . excellent use of Sufi poetry and a strong cast of characters make this more than memorable. Romantic, delightful and educational too!"-- Kirkus Reviews "An engrossing story that weaves in Persian culture, history, and surroundings, and portrays the life of a unique young woman and her quest for love."-- School Library Journal " Anahita's Woven Riddleoffers a glimpse into a world not many books enter. Sayres does an excellent job developing characters that intrigue and tug at the heart."-- Historical Novels Review When Anahita, a nomadic weaver in nineteenth-century Iran, learns that her father wants her to wed the leader of her tribe--a man she finds repulsive--she designs her own fate by weaving a riddle into her wedding carpet, which suitors must guess to win her hand. Anahita's Woven Riddleincludes a discussion and study guide, Persian interior art, and brand new cover art by award-winning Tehran-based artist Rashin Kheirieh. Meghan Nuttall Sayresis a tapestry weaver who has traveled in Turkey, Iran, and Central Asia, where she has met with scholars, carpet weavers, dyemasters, and merchants to study the age-old techniques, symbolism, and Sufi poetry that infuse many rugs woven throughout the Middle East. Her debut novel Anahita's Woven Riddlehas been translated into several languages. Among other distinctions, it was chosen as an American Library Association (ALA) Top Ten Best Books, an American Booksellers Association Book Sense/Indie Pick, and an ALA Amelia Bloomer Feminist Choice Book.


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