This prizewinning memoir is an unforgettable story of a young boy's dangerous, adventurous westbound trek along the railways of postwar Russia. On his way, Stepanych befriends a blind runaway, falls in with a gang of train burglars, witnesses an ancient beer-brewing ritual in a northern Russian village, learns the craft of fire-building from a Siberian hashish smuggler, and masters the art of tattooing from a former Japanese War prisoner. Lacking even basic means to sustain himself, the boy exhibits the type of ...

Christened with Crosses 2012, Glagoslav Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781909156135

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Christened with Crosses 2012, Glagoslav Publications Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781909156142

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