Lost in the Taiga: One Russian Family's 50-Year Struggle for Survival and Religious Freedom in the Siberian Wilderness

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1994 - Religion - 254 pages
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In one of the most extraordinary true adventures of this century, Peskov relates the story of the Lykovs, who, in the 1930s, turned their backs on civilization and fled to a desolate corner of the vast Siberian Taiga, where they were discovered after 50 years of total isolation. 20 photos.

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LOST IN THE TAIGA: One Russian Family's Fifty-Year Struggle for Survival and Religious Freedom in the Siberian Wilderness

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Peskov, a correspondent for Komsomolskaya Pravda, tells the story of a Russian religious dissident who, in 1932, took his wife into the remote Siberian Taiga and remained there, effectively frozen in ... Read full review

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Russian journalist Peskov here expands his Komsomolskaia Pravda reports of a family of Old Believers-members of a fundamentalist sect that seceded from the Russian Orthodox Church in the 17th century ... Read full review


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