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River of No Reprieve

Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny

River of No Reprieve( )
Author: Tayler, Jeffrey
ISBN:978-0-618-91984-0
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

In a custom-built boat, Jeffrey Tayler traveled some 2,400 miles down the Lena River, from near Lake Baikal to high above the Arctic Circle, re-creating a journey first made by Cossack forces more than three hundred years ago. He was searching for primeval beauty and a respite from the corruption, violence, and self-destructive urges that typify modern Russian culture. His only companion on this hellish journey detests all humanity, including Tayler. Vadim,...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Russia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.562 Inches
Book Weight:0.578 Pounds
Author Biography
Tayler, Jeffrey (Author)
Jeffrey Tayler is the author of "Siberian Dawn: A Journey Across the New Russia". He writes for "Conde Nast Traveler", "Spin", "Harper's", and other publications and is a regular commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered". Two of his essays appeared in the inaugural edition of "The Best American Travel Writing". He lives in Russia.

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