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The Consolations of the Forest - a book by Tesson, Sylvain

The Consolations of the Forest

Alone in a Cabin on the Siberian Taiga

The Consolations of the Forest( )
Author: Tesson, Sylvain
Translator: Coverdale, Linda
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Imprint:Rizzoli Ex Libris
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

A meditation on escaping the chaos of modern life and rediscovering the luxury of solitude. Winner of the Prix Médicis for nonfiction, The Consolations of the Forest is a Thoreau-esque quest to find solace, taken to the extreme. No stranger to inhospitable places, Sylvain Tesson exiles himself to a wooden cabin on Siberia’s Lake Baikal, a full day’s hike from any "neighbor," with his thoughts, his books, a couple of dogs, and many bottles of vodka for company. Writing from...
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Detailed Subjects: Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Travel / Russia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.61 x 8.73 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds

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