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Anna Badkhen and the Afghan village where 'The World is a Carpet'

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Anna Badkhen's book discusses life in the Afghani village of Oqa. Penguin Group

For journalist Anna Badkhen, Afghanistan a country that's often on her mind. She been traveling there repeatedly since the war began in 2001.

In particular, Badkhen spent time in the western Afghanistan village of Oqa, a village so small, it doesn't appear on any map. In her new book, "The World Is A Carpet," she describes the village, known for its beautiful carpets, and how people there are affected by the ongoing war.

Enter of a chance to win a copy of "The World Is A Carpet"! Head over to our Facebook page to enter. We'll chose a winner at random at 5 pm Monday. Winner will be announced on Facebook on Tuesday, June 4.


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