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In the summer of 1996, award-winning journalist Fen Montaigne embarked on a hundred-day, seven-thousand-mile journey across Russia. Traveling with his fly rod, he began his trek in northwestern Russia on the Solovetsky Islands, a remote archipelago that was the birthplace of Stalin's gulag. He ended half a world away as he fished for steelhead trout on the Kamchatka Peninsula, on the shores of the Pacific.

His tales of visiting these far-flung rivers are memorable, and at heart, Reeling in Russia is far more than a story of an angling journey. It is a humorous and moving account of his adventures in the madhouse that is Russia today, and a striking portrait that highlights the humanity and tribulations of its people.

In the end, the reader is left with the memory of haunted northern landscapes, of vivid sunsets over distant rivers, of the crumbling remains of pre-Revolutionary estates, and a cast of dogged Russians struggling to build a life amid the rubble of the Communist regime.

Synopsis:

Award-winning journalist Fen Montaigne brings together Russia, fly-fishing, and history in this dynamic narrative.

About the Author

Former Moscow bureau chief for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Fen Montaigne writes for National Geographic and Audubon. He lives in Atlanta.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312208097
Author:
Montaigne, Fen
Publisher:
St. Martins Press-3pl
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Fishing - Flyfishing
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Fly fishing
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
82-47
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.8 in 0.954 lb

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