From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond (Paperback)Valery G. Yankovsky (author)
Paperback Published: 19/07/2007
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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 first-hand memoir by a man who lived 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.
Publisher: Elliott Snow
Weight: 758 g
Dimensions: 280 x 210 x 17 mm
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