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Sojourn in Siberia By William Wickham
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This book is the story of my journey to Siberia where between 7 November and 6 December 1997 I was engaged in teaching English to Russian school children.
The Eskimo of Siberia By Waldemar Bogoras
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The Eskimo of Siberia is a collection of classic folk tales and mythology. Waldemar Bogoras was a Russian revolutionary, writer and anthropologist, especially known for his studies of the Chukchi... More > people in Siberia. The materials, published by Bogoraz in periodicals of the Russian Academy of Sciences, such as Specimens of Materials for Studying Chukchi Language and Folklore and Studies of Chukchi Language and Folklore Collected in Kolyma District were a very valuable contribution to the development of linguistics and made the author popular around the world. During the 1920s and '30s he did important anthropological work creating and teaching written languages for indigenous Siberian peoples and founded the Institute of the Northern Peoples in Leningrad. This book is a collection of wonderful tales from the indigenous peoples of Siberia.< Less
SIBERIA AND BEYOND By Jeffrey Beal, Jeffrey Beal
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World War II invades a comfortable middle class family, ripping them from their warm apartment in the middle of winter, and dragging them to Siberia. This is the story of Marc Meller, a young boy... More > who had his world turned upside down. One day, his biggest problem is finding his favorite pastry flavor, and the next it’s scaring away hungry wolves out on the tundra. Marc endures the war, not as a victim of the Nazis, but of the communists, who are determined to make him a proper comrade. He’s in and out of Soviet jails, and jumps countless trains in a determined struggle to locate his family and go back home again. Take this inspiring journey of survival, and experience a young boy’s heart full of courage.< Less
On the Way to Siberia By Hermann Frech
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Germany 1944: Hermann Frech is not yet sixteen years old when he is conscripted for military duty – at an anti-aircraft battery. His duty is supposed to keep him in comparative safety near his... More > home, but as the Third Reich collapses around him, his duty orders take him far away. Forced to become a “child-soldier,” he huddles in the Reichstag in Berlin as the Soviet Red Army makes its final assault on the capital. Taken prisoner, his life is a daily struggle to find scraps of food to eat and avoid being killed. When he thinks that life could not get any worse, the Soviets tell him that he is destined for Siberia! Hermann Frech’s compelling account helps the reader to feel the pain and dilemma he faces. This is not a story about heroes or the rights and wrongs of war; it is a story about a captured young man’s struggle to survive and return home to his family, and how, throughout the ordeal, his spiritual faith helps him cope and is strengthened by the experience.< Less
Siberia 2011 by William Sokolenko By William Sokolenko
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Landscapes of Siberia
Randy Black's Favorite Tales from Siberia By Randy Black
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PaperbackNominated for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-Non-Fiction"Tales from Siberia is sincere, fresh and interesting. Mr. Black's stories portray the essence of Siberia and her people, especially the... More > babushky (grandmothers). I recommend this book.”-Sergei Khrushchev, son of Nikita Khrushchev. “Black captures the harsh conditions, the stern babushky, the bone-chilling Siberian winter juxtaposed with the generosity and warmth of the Russian people.”-The Dallas Morning News “From the Russian Mafia to the politicians and the retired surgeon who found it hard living on her $14 a month pension, Black provides avenues of concern, laughter and shear delight.”-The Minneola Monitor, This collection of warm, inspiring, heart-touching and humorous stories brings to life Russians as they confront the painful thawing out process from their 75-year communist deepfreeze.< Less
Randy Black's Favorite Tales From Siberia By Randy Black
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Hardcover Nominated for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction."Tales from Siberia is sincere, fresh and interesting. Mr. Black's stories portray the essence of Siberia and her people,... More > especially the babushky (grandmothers). I recommend this book.” Sergei Khrushchev, son of Nikita Khrushchev. “Black captures the harsh conditions, the stern babushky, the bone-chilling Siberian winter juxtaposed with the generosity and warmth of the Russian people.” The Dallas Morning News “From the Russian Mafia to the politicians and the retired surgeon who found it hard living on her $14 a month pension, Black provides avenues of concern, laughter and shear delight.” The Minneola MonitorThis collection of warm, inspiring, heart-touching and humorous stories brings to life Russians as they confront the painful thawing out process from their 75-year communist deepfreeze.< Less
Randy Black's Favorite Tales From Siberia By Randy Black
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Hardcover Nominated for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction."Tales from Siberia is sincere, fresh and interesting. Mr. Black's stories portray the essence of Siberia and her people,... More > especially the babushky (grandmothers). I recommend this book.” Sergei Khrushchev, son of Nikita Khrushchev. “Black captures the harsh conditions, the stern babushky, the bone-chilling Siberian winter juxtaposed with the generosity and warmth of the Russian people.” The Dallas Morning News “From the Russian Mafia to the politicians and the retired surgeon who found it hard living on her $14 a month pension, Black provides avenues of concern, laughter and shear delight.” The Minneola MonitorThis collection of warm, inspiring, heart-touching and humorous stories brings to life Russians as they confront the painful thawing out process from their 75-year communist deepfreeze.< Less
The Endless Steppe; Growing Up in Siberia Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Endless Steppe; Growing Up in Siberia Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Endless Steppe; Growing Up in Siberia by Esther Hautzig. It includes a detailed Plot... More > Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Endless Steppe; Growing Up in Siberia.< Less
From Warsaw, through Łuck, Siberia, and back to Warsaw By Marian Feldman
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Marian was 17 when WW II started. Thanks to his ingenuity and many good-willed people plus a bit of luck, he was able to survive difficult times. In the book he remembers his school friends and... More > family members. ...Those who escaped the Nazis by moving eastward were better off, but were facing other dangers. This was the fate of Marian... Stalinist paranoia (of prevalent endangerment) caused deportations of Polish inhabitants ... to Siberia. Marian is describing USSR’s Siberia reality and his own experiences with acute observational skills. Returning back to Poland is a dominating theme, after all. ...he became (by happenstance) Red Army soldier, and was assigned to I Army of Polish Armed Forces afterwards. He reports on the absurdity of military live, with the same acute observational skills as above. ...was discharged in 1945 to start university studies. He was 23 years old by then... Read whole description on BookStore Feldmanow (LULU) web site.< Less

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