Travels in Siberia Ian Frazier

Travels in Siberia

Author: Ian Frazier
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Book Title
Travels in Siberia
Author
Ian Frazier
ISBN
9780312610609
New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the YearA Boston Globe Best Book of 2010A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of 2010A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Books of 2010A Washington Post Best Book of the YearA Kansas City Star 100 Best Books of 2010A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best of 2010 In this astonishing new work from one of our greatest and most entertaining storytellers, Ian Frazier trains his perceptive, generous eye on Siberia. With great passion and enthusiasm, he reveals Siberia's role in history--its science, economics, and politics--and tells the stories of its most famous exiles, such as Dostoyevsky, Lenin, and Stalin. At the same time, Frazier draws a unique portrait of Russia since the end of the Soviet Union, and gives a personal account of adventure among Russian friends and acquaintances. A unique, captivating, totally Frazierian take on what he calls the amazingness of Russia--Travels in Siberia is a masterpiece of nonfiction writing--tragic, bizarre, and funny (San Francisco Chronicle).Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Ian FrazierPublisher: Picador USAPublished: 09/27/2011ISBN: 9780312610609Pages: 529Weight: 0.95lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.20dReview Citations: New York Times Book Review 10/09/2011 pg. 34

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2010
A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of 2010
A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Books of 2010
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
A Kansas City Star 100 Best Books of 2010
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best of 2010

In this astonishing new work from one of our greatest and most entertaining storytellers, Ian Frazier trains his perceptive, generous eye on Siberia. With great passion and enthusiasm, he reveals Siberia's role in history--its science, economics, and politics--and tells the stories of its most famous exiles, such as Dostoyevsky, Lenin, and Stalin. At the same time, Frazier draws a unique portrait of Russia since the end of the Soviet Union, and gives a personal account of adventure among Russian friends and acquaintances. A unique, captivating, totally Frazierian take on what he calls the amazingness of Russia--Travels in Siberia is a masterpiece of nonfiction writing--tragic, bizarre, and funny (San Francisco Chronicle).

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Ian Frazier
Publisher: Picador USA
Published: 09/27/2011
ISBN: 9780312610609
Pages: 529
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.20d

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 10/09/2011 pg. 34

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2010
A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of 2010
A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Books of 2010
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
A Kansas City Star 100 Best Books of 2010
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best of 2010

In this astonishing new work from one of our greatest and most entertaining storytellers, Ian Frazier trains his perceptive, generous eye on Siberia. With great passion and enthusiasm, he reveals Siberia's role in history--its science, economics, and politics--and tells the stories of its most famous exiles, such as Dostoyevsky, Lenin, and Stalin. At the same time, Frazier draws a unique portrait of Russia since the end of the Soviet Union, and gives a personal account of adventure among Russian friends and acquaintances. A unique, captivating, totally Frazierian take on what he calls the amazingness of Russia--Travels in Siberia is a masterpiece of nonfiction writing--tragic, bizarre, and funny (San Francisco Chronicle).

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Ian Frazier
Publisher: Picador USA
Published: 09/27/2011
ISBN: 9780312610609
Pages: 529
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.20d

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 10/09/2011 pg. 34