Stock Image

Anahita's Woven Riddle

Sayre, Meghan Nuttall;Sayres, Meghan Nuttall

1,021 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0810954818 / ISBN 13: 9780810954816
Published by Harry N Abrams Inc, 2006
Condition: As New Hardcover
From Been Around Books (Moscow, ID, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 2, 2013 Seller Rating 3-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 40.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Great condition, very small wrinkle on jacket, looks brand new, and has crisp pages. Signed and dedicated to previous owner. Bookseller Inventory # 000044

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Anahita's Woven Riddle

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

About this title


A richly detailed and enchanting novel, set in 20th-century Persia

Anahita, a nomad, learns that her father has promised her hand in marriage to a man she dislikes. Determined to have a say in her own fate, Anahita convinces her father to let her hold a contest, in which potential suitors must correctly answer the riddle she has woven into her wedding carpet. A diplomat, a schoolteacher, a shepherd, and a prince compete in Anahita’s battle of wits, for the heart of this extraordinary girl.

Meghan Nuttall Sayres explores the art of weaving, the rhythms of nomadic life, and the beauty of the Muslim faith in this fascinating debut novel.

About the Author:

Meghan Nuttall Sayres is coauthor of Daughters of the Desert: Stories of Remarkable Women from the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Traditions. Meghan raises sheep, spins and dyes her own yarn with natural dyes, and weaves tapestries. She has traveled in Turkey and Iran, where she met with carpet weavers, dye masters, and merchants in bustling bazaars to explore the age-old techniques and symbolism of rug-making in the Middle East. She lives in eastern Washington. Visit her at

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described
on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your
purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30
days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your
mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond
within 2 business days.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Items are shipped within 5 days of purchase, and Shipping costs may vary depending on your location.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express