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Among the Russians

 
 
 
 
Among the Russians
Author: Colin Thubron
ISBN 13: 9780060959296
ISBN 10: 60959290
Edition: 1st Perennial ed
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2000-12-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $14.99
 
 

Here is a fresh perspective on the last tumultuous years of the Soviet Union and an exquisitely poetic travelogue.With a keen grasp of Russia's history, a deep appreciation for its architecture and iconography, and an inexhaustible enthusiasm for its people and its culture, Colin Thubron is the perfect guide to a country most of us will never get to know firsthand. Here, we can walk down western Russia's country roads, rest in its villages, and explore some of the most engaging cities in the world. Beautifully written and infinitely insightful, Among the Russians is vivid, compelling travel writing that will also appeal to readers of history and current events—and to anyone captivated by the shape and texture of one of the world's most enigmatic culture.