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The raven"s gift

Jonathan Turk

The raven"s gift

a scientist, a shaman, and their remarkable journey through the Siberian wilderness

by Jonathan Turk

  • 133 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turk, Jonathan -- Travel -- Russia -- Siberia,
  • Moolynaut,
  • Wilderness areas -- Russia -- Siberia,
  • Koryaks -- Russia -- Siberia -- Social life and customs,
  • Scientists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Women shamans -- Russia -- Siberia -- Biography,
  • Women healers -- Russia -- Siberia -- Biography,
  • Koryaks -- Russia -- Siberia -- Biography,
  • Siberia (Russia) -- Description and travel,
  • Siberia (Russia) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJon Turk.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK756.2 .T87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23687931M
    ISBN 109780312540210
    LC Control Number2009033518

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