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"Travel, like much else in life," Frazier writes, "can be more fun to read about than to do."
`Travels in Siberia` is an excellent and up to date travel book through Siberia by American writer Ian Frazier, best known for his 1980s travel book Great Plains.
I read the excerpts of this book when it was serialized in "the new yorker" and anxiously awaited it's publishing.
Standing in a used bookstore in Ithaca New York, I pulled this book off a shelf and was instantly engrossed. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Randall L. Wilson
Ian Frazier incorporated much history to an area most people know little or nothing about. I enjoyed the trip through Siberia in the comfort of home. Read morePublished 17 days ago by TONI KORMAN
If you are trying to talk someone out of a vacation in Siberia, this is the book for you. I admit I couldn't make it through to the end, but the writer made the scenery and the... Read morePublished 23 days ago by K. F. Barnes
While not the most scholarly work ever written on Siberia and Russia's attitudes towards its extensive eastern regions, it is certainly the most engaging and most memorable for... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Phillip D. Thomas
This book was not a fast read travel book, because there are many gloomy parts. But I still remember the last chapters.Published 1 month ago by jean
As an amateur travel writer, I really enjoyed Frazer's book on his travels in Siberia over a period of time when the Soviet world was (and still is) undergoing massive changes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Duo Cycler
this is a wonderful book, informative, references to the USA were very helpful. will want to read more books by the author.Published 3 months ago by Bruce R. Machol
I read this book in preparation for my own Trans Siberian Railway experience. Frazier's intrigue of Siberia is familiar to me. Read morePublished 5 months ago by janae winder
The author's love of Russia is infectious. This book got me so excited about Russia I started frequenting Russian grocery stores and am now trying to learn Russian. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer