The Knot In The Rug

Author: Masoud Behnoud
Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 185964290X
Size: 30.97 MB
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The Knot In The Rug from the Author: Masoud Behnoud. The Knot in the Rug encapsulates the massive upheavals of the first half of twentieth century from a point of view that the English-speaking readership rarely glimpses. The book''s heroine, Khanoum, is born in the courts of Persia''s Qajar dynasty. The twists and turns in Khanoum''s life make for a gripping read, whilst at the same time shedding light on traditional Persian customs of birth, marriage and death, still followed in modern-day Iran. Forced to flee Persia during the Constitutional Revolution of 1906, Khanoum is brought up by her uncle and his immediate family. Her teenage years are marked by her struggles: family tragedy, her horrendous journey through Persia, and her uncertain future. Once in Russia her aunt, a woman of great strength and wisdom, manages to bring some sense of order to their exiled gathering by creating a home akin to what they were accustomed to. However, some years later, the Bolshevik revolution brings another upheaval and they are forced to flee once more; this time to Istanbul. In the fairy tale palaces of the Ottoman Empire Khanoum marries a member of the Ottoman Court. But the newlyweds hardly have time to make plans for their future when they face yet more turmoil; learning of the downfall of the ruling family, they hurriedly escape to France. In Paris with her husband Khanoum at last finds a resting place, but it does not take long before her eventful and tragic destiny once again beckons and she finds herself alone and destitute.

Weaving Rag Rugs

Author: Tom Knisely
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811758672
Size: 20.71 MB
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Weaving Rag Rugs from the Author: Tom Knisely. Every weaver weaves a rag rug--or two, or three. In this long-awaited book, well-known weaver and teacher Tom Knisely shares his knowledge and expertise in this collection of favorite rag rug patterns.

The Oriental Rug

Author: Luciano Coen
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Size: 62.69 MB
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The Oriental Rug from the Author: Luciano Coen.

Oriental Rugs

Author: Walter Augustus Hawley
Size: 46.87 MB
Format: PDF
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Oriental Rugs from the Author: Walter Augustus Hawley.

Turkoman Rugs

Author: Amos Bateman Thacher
Size: 65.47 MB
Format: PDF
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Turkoman Rugs from the Author: Amos Bateman Thacher.

Lion Rugs

Author: Parviz Tanavoli
Size: 59.22 MB
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Lion Rugs from the Author: Parviz Tanavoli.

Autumn Street

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547345604
Size: 15.90 MB
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Autumn Street from the Author: Lois Lowry. When her father leaves to fight in World War II, Elizabeth goes with her mother and sister to her grandfather's house, where she learns to face up to the always puzzling and often cruel realities of the adult world.