The Resource Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia, David Greene, (electronic resource)

Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia, David Greene, (electronic resource)

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Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia
Title
Midnight in Siberia
Title remainder
a train journey into the heart of Russia
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David Greene
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eng
Summary
After two and a half years as NPR's Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country--a 6,000 mile journey by rail, from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok--to speak with ordinary Russians about how their lives have changed in the post-Soviet years. Reaching beyond the headline--grabbing protests in Moscow, Green speaks with a group of singing babushkas from Buranovo, a teenager hawking space rocks from last spring's meteor shower in Chelyabinsk, and activists battling for environmental regulation in the pollution--choked town of Baikalsk. Through the stories of fellow travelers, Greene explores the challenges and opportunities facing the new Russia: a nation that boasts open elections and newfound prosperity yet still continues to endure oppression, corruption, and stark inequality. Set against the wintery landscape of Siberia, Greene's lively travel narrative offers a glimpse into the soul of twentieth-century Russia: how its people remember their history and look forward to the future
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Midwest
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1976-
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Greene, David
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Read by the author
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hoopla digital
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  • Railroad travel
  • Interviews
  • Social change
  • Social problems
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Russia (Federation)
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adult
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Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia, David Greene, (electronic resource)
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MWT11418176
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781622315529
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MWT11418176
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Label
Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia, David Greene, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11418176
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622315529
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418176
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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