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Author Williams, Laura Lynne.

Title The storks' nest : (life and love in the Russian countryside) / Laura Lynne Williams ; with photographs by Igor Shpilenok
Published Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (328 pages) : illustrations, map
Summary Drawn to Russia to work on conserving its extensive wilderness, Laura Williams shares the story of her life-changing move to the countryside, where she works on a remote nature reserve and falls in love with its director, Igor Shpilenok. Together they explore the wilderness in the Bryansk Forest surrounding their village of Chukhrai, encountering the elusive black stork, apprehending poachers, and raising a moose. Through the long winter, they cope with hardships, which Laura learns are nothing compared to those the villagers have experienced in the past century. City born and bred as a typica
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Subject Williams, Laura Lynne.
Conservationists -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography.
Natural history -- Russia (Federation) -- Gosudarstvennyĭ prirodnyĭ zapovednik "Bri͡anskiĭ les".
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1555918999 (electronic bk.)
9781555918996 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)