The Blood of Flowers

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The Blood of Flowers

By Anita Amirrezvani

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316065771, 377pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

Description

Both a sweeping love story and a luminous portrait of a city, THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS is the mesmerizing historical novel of an ill-fated young woman whose gift as a rug designer transforms her life. Illuminated with glorious detail of persian rug-making, and brilliantly bringing to life the sights sounds and life of 17th-century Isfahan, THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS has captured readers' imaginations everywhere as a timeless tale of one woman's struggle to live a life of her choosing.



About the Author
Anita Amirrezvani was born in Tehran, Iran and lives in Northern California. For ten years, she was a staff dance critic for newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has received fellowships fromt he National Arts Journalism Program, the NEA's Arts Journalism Institute for Dance, and the Hedgebrook Foundation for Women Writers. She is currently pursuing her MFA in fiction.

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