The World is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village - Anna Badkhen

The World is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village

Anna Badkhen

Overview

An unforgettable portrait of a place and a people shaped by centuries of art, trade, and war.In the middle of the salt-frosted Afghan desert, in a village so remote that Google can�t find it, a woman squats on top of a loom, making flowers bloom in the thousand threads she knots by hand. Here, where heroin is cheaper than rice, every day is a fast day. B-52s pass overhead�

You might also like: