Siberian Dawn

Siberian Dawn

A Journey Across the New Russia

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The author describes his eight-thousand-mile overland journey through Russia, describing his encounters with lawlessness, bureaucratic apathy, the disorder caused by widespread alcohol abuse and poverty, and the inescapable legacy of toxic waste

Book News
Tayler, a journalist who frequently contributes to The Atlantic Monthly , Salon , and who currently lives in Moscow, has turned travel writer in this tale of his overland journey across the entire Asian continent (from Siberia to Poland), a trip totaling 8,000 miles. Often mistaken for KGB or CIA because of his camera, he encountered innumerable adventures. Through it all, however, his focus on the people and his commentary on the political and social distress this region is facing as it tries to transition from communism to democracy are sincere and at times heart-rending. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Hungry Mind Press, 1999.
ISBN: 9781886913264
Branch Call Number: 914.7 TAY
Characteristics: xv, 301 p. ; 24 cm.


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