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Author Fatland, Erika, 1983- author.

Title Border : a journey around Russia : through North Korea, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Norway and the Northeast Passage / Erika Fatland ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Pegasus Books, Ltd., 2021.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    914.7 FAT    Available
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Edition First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Description 611 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
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Note First published in the Norwegian language as Grensen by Kagge Forlag in 2017.
Language In English, translated from the Norwegian.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The ocean -- Asia -- The Caucasus -- Europe -- Brief outline of the history of Russia.
Summary Imperial, communist or autocratic, Russia has always been a towering and intimidating neighbor. What would it be like to traverse the entirety of the Russian periphery to examine its effects on those closest to her? Fatland has created a book about Russia-- without ever entering Russia itself. He gets to the heart of what it has meant to be the neighbor of that mighty, expanding empire throughout history, as readers experience the colorful, exciting, tragic and often unbelievable histories of these bordering nations along with their cultures, their people, their landscapes.-- Adapted from jacket.
Subject Fatland, Erika, 1983- -- Travel.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations.
Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations.
Russia (Federation) -- Description and travel.
Korea (North) -- Description and travel.
China -- Description and travel.
Mongolia -- Description and travel.
Kazakhstan -- Description and travel.
Azerbaijan -- Description and travel.
Georgia (Republic) -- Description and travel.
Ukraine -- Description and travel.
Belarus -- Description and travel.
Lithuania -- Description and travel.
Poland -- Description and travel.
Latvia -- Description and travel.
Estonia -- Description and travel.
Finland -- Description and travel.
Norway -- Description and travel.
Northeast Passage -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Travel writing.
Added Author Dickson, Kari, translator.
Added Title Grensen. English
ISBN 9781643136561 (hardcover)
1643136569

 
    
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