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A Carpet Ride to Khiva : Seven Years on the Silk Road
by Christopher Aslan Alexander


Overview - "Most travelogues chart a journey, but in this case it is the author's decision to stay put that lifts his book out of the ordinary."--"Lonely Planet Magazine"Accompanied by a large parrot, a ginger cat, and his adoptive Uzbek family, Christopher Aslan Alexander recounts the sheer magic of Uzbek culture alongside his efforts to rediscover the lost arts of traditional carpet making and establish a self-sufficient carpet workshop offering employment to local women and disabled people.Christopher Aslan Alexander was born in Turkey and grew up in war-torn Beirut.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"Most travelogues chart a journey, but in this case it is the author's decision to stay put that lifts his book out of the ordinary."--"Lonely Planet Magazine"Accompanied by a large parrot, a ginger cat, and his adoptive Uzbek family, Christopher Aslan Alexander recounts the sheer magic of Uzbek culture alongside his efforts to rediscover the lost arts of traditional carpet making and establish a self-sufficient carpet workshop offering employment to local women and disabled people.Christopher Aslan Alexander was born in Turkey and grew up in war-torn Beirut. He now lives in the Pamir Mountains.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781848311497
  • ISBN-10: 1848311494
  • Publisher: Icon Books UK
  • Publish Date: October 2010
  • Page Count: 334
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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