The String Book opens with a note about an 8,000-year-old piece of string that was found at a Stone Age settlement in England, about which the editor of British Archaeology said, "I don't think the average person realizes what an important piece of technology string has been over the ages."
The String Book is here to set that right. What the author calls a "cornucopia of cunning and knowledge" fills this informative and charming collection of history, knot instruction, facts and surprising trivia.
The chapters and sections are:
Amusing two-color illustrations highlight the text. Here are examples of the stringiness in The String Book
This is a fun and surprisingly informative book that is a great gift for any reader.