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River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny

River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny( )
Author: Tayler, Jeffrey
ISBN:978-1-299-90166-7
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

One of today's most intrepid writers chronicles a deadly trek through the legendary region that gave birth to the gulag and gave Siberia its outsize reputation for perilous isolation. In a custom-built boat, Jeffrey Tayler travels some 2,400 miles down the Lena River from near Lake Baikal to high above the Arctic Circle, recreating a journey first made by Cossack forces more than three hundred years ago. He is searching for primeval beauty and a respite from the corruption,...
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Book Details
Pages:112
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Europe / Eastern
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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