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Journey into Russia

Laurens van der Post

Journey into Russia

by Laurens van der Post

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Published by Hogarth Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Laurens Van der Post.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK28 .V25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 307 p., [1] folded leaf of plate :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5906118M
      LC Control Number64005175
      OCLC/WorldCa1265972

        Her new new book "Putin Country: A Journey Into The Real Russia" is based on reporting she's been doing since after the collapse of the Soviet Union, when she was NPR's Moscow-based.   Short-listed for the Pushkin House Russian Book PrizeMore than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow. The longtime home of the Soviet nuclear program, the Chelyabinsk region contained beautiful lakes, shuttered factories, mysterious closed cities, and some of the most polluted 4/5(2).

        Journey into Russia Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on March 5, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Buy a cheap copy of Journey into the Whirlwind book by Evgenia Ginzburg. Both witness to and victim of Stalin’s reign of terror, a courageous woman tells the story of her harrowing eighteen-year odyssey through Russia’s prisons and labor Free shipping over $/5(5).

      A Journey into Russia [Jens Mühling and Eugene H. Hayworth]. When German journalist Jens Mühling met Juri, a Russian television producer selling stories about his homeland, he was mesmerized by what he heard: the real Russia and Ukraine were more unb. Read "Journey Into Russia" by Sir Laurens Van Der Post available from Rakuten Kobo. Laurens Van Der Post takes us behind the iron curtain of Soviet officialdom in a quest to discover the real Russia - a l Brand: Random House.


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Putin Country is, as the subtitle states, a journey into the real Russia. It's as if a traveler, rather than visit New York City, visited some Midwest city to see what makes America tick. In Chelyabinsk, one learns of the daily routines and challenges that confront millions of Russians outside the bigger metropolises of Moscow and St.

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A Journey into Russia, review: Jens Mühling's quest for a country's soul Save Jens MĂĽhling book about 21st-century Russia barely mentions the name “Putin” or the word â. Journey into Russia Paperback – January 1, by Laurens Van der Post (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

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Praise For Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia "Quiet but excellent [Garrels's] clear, patient, sympathetic portraits of teachers, children, prostitutes, doctors—the whole raft of Russian humanity—provide a pointillist landscape and an understanding of the country, and its mentalities, that eludes many more overtly.

Narrative snapshots over several decades of a Russia riven by contradictions, aspirations, and entrenched defenses. Former NPR foreign correspondent Garrels (Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen by NPR's Correspondent Anne Garrels, ) offers finely delineated, meticulously researched dispatches from a region in Russia that seemed to her both typical of a certain Russian provincialism Author: Anne Garrels.

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