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Travels in Siberia

Travels in Siberia

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIan Frazier
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK756.2.F73 2010
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationviii, 529 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25191014M
ISBN 109780374278724

Fries was a Swiss doctor, whose book, “Reise Durch Sibirien” (“Travel in Siberia”), described a journey he made in and, incidentally, became one of the earliest books to use that. The peripatetic author of Great Plains () and On the Rez () returns with an energetic, illuminating account of his several trips to Siberia, where his ferocious curiosity roamed the vast, enigmatic area.. Veteran New Yorker contributor Frazier (Lamentations of the Father: Essays, , etc.) begins bluntly.“Officially,” he writes, “there is no such place as Siberia.”.

Travels in Siberia—I. The ultimate road trip. and the book offends some of the residents, and a neighbor who happens to be a friend of the author offers to throw him a book party in her. Oct 31,  · ‘Travels in Siberia’ When an author writes a book about a Park Avenue apartment building, and the book offends some of the residents, and .

Explore Western Siberia holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Heading east from the Urals, the influence and reach of Moscow noticeably begins to wane as one enters Western Siberia (Западная Сибирь). Unforgiving winters and a history of Gulag camps give the region a bad rap. The reality is much different. Travels in Siberia audiobook, by Ian Frazier A Dazzling Russian travelogue from the bestselling author of Great PlainsIn Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier trains his eye for unforgettable detail on Siberia, that vast expanse of Asiatic Russia. He explores many aspects of this storied, often grim region, which takes up one-seventh of the land on.


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Louis Post-Dispatch Cited by: 4. Apr 06,  · He took five trips there over the next dozen or so years, and Travels in Siberia is based on those journeys. But as in Great Plains, when Frazier travels he follows his own curiosity through time as well as space, telling stories of the Mongols and the Decembrists with the same amused and empathetic eye he brings to his own traveling companions /5().

Sep 27,  · Much more than ‘travel writing,' [Travels in Siberia] covers memoir, history, literature, politics and more.

There are many reasons to love it, including the fantastic ending, possibly the best of any book in recent memory. Travels in Siberia is a masterpiece of nonfiction writing--tragic, bizarre and funny.

Once again, the inimitable Frazier 4/5. Oct 31,  · Ian Frazier’s “Great Plains,” published inwas a tour de force of travel writing: a 25,mile jaunt from the Dakotas to Texas that stripped away the region’s seemingly bland innovationoptimiser.com: Joshua Hammer.

Oct 12,  · Travels in Siberia is also a unique chronicle of Russia since the end of the Soviet Travels in Siberia book, a personal account of adventures among Russian friends and acquaintances, and, above all, a unique, captivating, totally Frazierian take on what he calls the "amazingness" of Russia—a country that, for all its tragic history, somehow still manages to be /5(49).

Oct 12,  · Travels in Siberia book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the YearA Boston Glo /5().

Travels in Siberia (Book): Frazier, Ian: AlertThe author of Great Plains examines the unforgivable region of Siberia, including its geography, resources, native peoples and history, in a book full of Mongols, fur seekers, tea caravans, American prospectors, prisoners and exiles of every kind and so much innovationoptimiser.coman PalgraveA Dazzling Russian travelogue from the bestselling author of Great.

Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier--Audiobook Excerpt. Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear author Ian Frazier read from his book Travels in Siberia, a dazzling Russian travelogue from the bestselling author of Great Plains.

Aug 09,  · Much more than 'travel writing, ' [Travels in Siberia] covers memoir, history, literature, politics and more.

There are many reasons to love it, including the fantastic ending, possibly the best of any book in recent memory. Travels in Siberia is a masterpiece of nonfiction writing--tragic, bizarre and funny.

Once again, the inimitable Frazier /5(8). Mar 21,  · Great description of Siberia with good historical context. This is a rare breed as I have not seen a comparable book about Siberian travels.

Last chapter is fantastic and puts the author above most of the famous columnists in his ability to analyze history & current events and synthesize about why things are shaping up the way they are. In Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier trains his eye for unforgettable detail on Siberia, that vast expanse of Asiatic innovationoptimiser.com explores many aspects of this storied, often grim region, which takes up one-seventh of the land on earth.

He writes about the geography, the resources, the native peoples, the history, the forty-below midwinter afternoons, the bugs. Books shelved as siberia: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys, Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier, The Reindeer People: Living with Animals and Spirits.

Travels in Siberia|NOOK Book. January The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Siberia San Francisco Chronicle Greatest Adventure Travelogue Great Books Book Lists Memoirs. Much more than ‘travel writing,’ [Travels in Siberia] covers memoir, history, literature, politics and more.

There are many reasons to love it, including the fantastic ending, possibly the best of any book in recent memory. Travels in Siberia is a masterpiece of nonfiction writing.

Nov 03,  · His new book, Travels in Siberia, has the immense sweep of a place that seemsunreal—not a country or a territory, he reminds us, but more like a concept ora literary conceit that nonetheless takes up the northern third of Asia—and ithas the tiny idiosyncratic particulars that make it altogether real; in this itreminds one of a painting by.

Oct 18,  · “Travels in Siberia” is certainly no Martha Stewart lover’s romp through petit fours paradise. (About the only thing Frazier finds to eat and drink in the entire 7,mile expanse are hairy Author: Richard Horan.

Get this from a library. Travels in Siberia. [Ian Frazier] -- Here, travel writer Ian Frazier trains his eye for detail on Siberia, that vast expanse of Asiatic Russia. He explores many aspects of this storied, often grim region, which takes up one-seventh of.

Great description of Siberia with good historical context. This is a rare breed as I have not seen a comparable book about Siberian travels. Last chapter is fantastic and puts the author above most of the famous columnists in his ability to analyze history & current events and synthesize about why things are shaping up the way they are.

Jan 01,  · The author of Great Plains examines the unforgivable region of Siberia, including its geography, resources, native peoples and history, in a book full of Mongols, fur seekers, tea caravans.

Dec 03,  · To be clear, Travels in Siberia is indeed a travel book. Frazier goes there repeatedly and tells the reader about driving in unreliable vehicles, riding the Trans-Siberian Railroad, taking walks 8/.

Much more than ‘travel writing,' [Travels in Siberia] covers memoir, history, literature, politics and more. There are many reasons to love it, including the fantastic ending, possibly the best of any book in recent memory. Travels in Siberia is a masterpiece of nonfiction writing--tragic, bizarre and funny.

Once again, the inimitable Frazier.Ian Frazier is the author of Travels in Siberia, Great Plains, On the Rez, Lamentations of the Father and Coyote V. Acme, among other works, all published by Farrar, Straus and innovationoptimiser.com graduated from Harvard University.

A frequent contributor to The New Yorker, he lives in Montclair, New Jersey.Actually I only read Travels in Siberia, by Ian Frazier, Thanksgiving was in Virginia with my in-laws.

This is one book that is best as an audiobook, as Ian Frazier is more a storyteller than an author, and his reading of his own book greatly adds to its pleasures.