The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet

Brian Murphy (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
August 01, 2006
Pages
297
Dimensions
6.74 X 0.81 X 9.14 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780743264211
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About the Author

Brian Murphy is the co-host of the popular Murph and Mac morning radio show on KNBR 680 in San Francisco. Prior to his work as a radio personality Murphy spent seven years as a 49ers beat writer for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat and San Francisco Chronicle. Additionally, he has authored several books, including Never. Say. Die.: The San Francisco Giants--2012 World Series Champions; The Last Putt: Two Teams, One Dream, and a Freshman Named Tiger; Worth the Wait; and San Francisco Giants: 50 Years. He lives in Mill Valley, California.

Reviews

"A travelogue in the best nineteenth-century tradition.... Readers are treated to a precarious ride."
-- Linda Hales, The Washington Post
"Best book to tide you over when you're done with the morning paper."
-- Chicago Tribune
"A book full of passion...Brian Murphy's excitement about rugs sweeps you away."
-- Mark Kurlansky, author of Salt: A World History and Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
"A superb example of the 'Holy Grail' travel book."
-- Catherine Watson, Minneapolis Star-Tribune