River of White Nights: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny

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Robson, 2006 - Siberia (Russia) - 230 pages
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Jeffrey Tayler's intrepid journey up the Lena took him through some of Siberia's wildest and most hauntingly beautiful regions and brought him into contact with many groups of isolated villagers. These people survive in this region cut off from the world by lack of roads. Their untold stories are the focus of this book.

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Siberia today comprises many small, poor villages that grew out of the trade routes and exile and resettlement policies of various Soviet regimes. Tayler (Angry Wind;Siberian Dawn), who has lived ... Read full review

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JEFFREY TAYLER is a correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly and a contributor to Cond Nast Traveler, Harper's Magazine, and National Geographic. He is the author of many critically acclaimed books, including Facing the Congo, Angry Wind, and River of No Reprieve.

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