River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny by Jeffrey Tayler
Reviewed by Ben Hughes
"Home to vast resources and President Putin's powerful conservative political base, Siberia wields a disproportionate amount of Russian power. Throw in enough Christian fundamentalists to make Jerry Falwell weep, and the remote Siberian wilderness begins to feel downright familiar. Kind of like Texas. All of which makes it the perfect backdrop for Jeffrey Tayler's latest trip through global politics on foot ? or, as this case may be, raft ? River of No Reprieve: Descending Siberia's Waterway of Exile, Death, and Destiny...." Read the entire Esquire review.