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Escape: A True Story By Valery G. Yankovsky
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From well-known tiger hunter, to slave laborer in Stalin's Arctic camps.... The true story of one man's journey through Red Hell - the Soviet GULAG slave labor camps where millions of people died... More > for the glory and satisfaction of one of history's most evil dictators. Valery Yankovsky is a remarkable man. Soon to be 98 years old, he has long since survived his captors and the worst that the old Soviet system could throw at him. Purpose and an interest in life can do wonders. It simply never occurred to Valery to give up and die, as many did in the GULAGs. Tough to begin with growing up in a family of big-game hunters, he was taken away just before his young wife was to give birth to their first child. He never gave up hope of returning to them. Meet him through this well-told and colorful story, by a natural storyteller.< Less
From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond By Valery G. Yankovsky
eBook (PDF): $9.95
Red-bearded bandits- Tiger hunts in Manchuria- Exotic customs of the Far East- the terror of imprisonment in the infamous Gulags- find these and more in this memoir of a man who lived to tell about... More > it all. Ranging from the Yankovsky Peninsula near Vladivostok in Russia, to Shanghai and Harbin, finally escaping to build Novina, a fabulous "Russian Camelot" in the mountains of North Korea, which was visited by Yul Brynner and his family when he was a youth. Readers of Rock Brynner's book "Empire and Odyssey" will want this big volume of true tales of danger, courage, romance and adventure. A testament to many men and women determined to survive, prosper and be free against terrible odds. Non-fiction, 336 pages with over 80 pages of vintage photographs and 3 Family Trees. (NOTE: The Download is very large; it requires a high-speed connection. Please contact me if you have any problem with it.)< Less
From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond By Valery G. Yankovsky
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Red-bearded bandits- Tiger hunts in Manchuria- Exotic customs of the Far East- the terror of imprisonment in the infamous Gulags- find these and more in this memoir of a man who lived to tell about... More > it all. Ranging from the Yankovsky Peninsula near Vladivostok in Russia, to Shanghai and Harbin, finally escaping to build Novina, a fabulous "Russian Camelot" in the mountains of North Korea, which was visited by Yul Brynner and his family when he was a youth. Readers of Rock Brynner's book "Empire and Odyssey" will want this big volume of true tales of danger, courage, romance and adventure. A testament to many men and women determined to survive, prosper and be free against terrible odds. Non-fiction, 336 pages with over 80 pages of vintage photographs and 3 Family Trees. (NOTE: The Download is very large; it requires a high-speed connection. Please contact me if you have any problem with it.)< Less
Escape: A True Story By Valery G. Yankovsky
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From well-known tiger hunter, to slave laborer in Stalin's Arctic camps.... The true story of one man's journey through Red Hell - the Soviet GULAG slave labor camps where millions of people died... More > for the glory and satisfaction of one of history's most evil dictators. Valery Yankovsky is a remarkable man. Soon to be 98 years old, he has long since survived his captors and the worst that the old Soviet system could throw at him. Purpose and an interest in life can do wonders. It simply never occurred to Valery to give up and die, as many did in the GULAGs. Tough to begin with growing up in a family of big-game hunters, he was taken away just before his young wife was to give birth to their first child. He never gave up hope of returning to them. Meet him through this well-told and colorful story, by a natural storyteller.< Less