The Resource Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier

Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier

Label
Travels in Siberia
Title
Travels in Siberia
Statement of responsibility
Ian Frazier
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 the land on earth. He writes about the geography, the resources, the native peoples, the history, the forty-below midwinter afternoons, the bugs. The book brims with Mongols, half-crazed Orthodox archpriests, fur seekers, ambassadors of the czar bound for Peking, tea caravans, German scientists, American prospectors, intrepid English nurses, and prisoners and exiles of every kind. More than just a historical travelogue, this is also an account of Russia since the end of the Soviet Union, and a personal reflection on the all-around amazingness of Russia, a country that still somehow manages to be funny.--From publisher description
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frazier, Ian
Dewey number
957
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK756.2
LC item number
.F73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frazier, Ian
  • Siberia (Russia)
  • Siberia (Russia)
  • Siberia (Russia)
  • Siberia (Russia)
Label
Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [501]-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
529 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374278724
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010005784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn540643976
  • (OCoLC)540643976
Label
Travels in Siberia, Ian Frazier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [501]-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
529 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374278724
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010005784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn540643976
  • (OCoLC)540643976

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