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The Story of Silk: From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves (Traveling Photographer)

The Story of Silk: From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves - Richard Sobol Richard Sobol has an easy, engaging writing style, which was also evident in his previous book The Mysteries of Angkor Wat. He takes the reader on a journey to discover along with him how silk is made. He is curious, self-deprecating and easy to understand. He explains the mythology, history and economics of the silk trade and visits a local village in Thailand to learn about all the steps in the process of silk making.