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The Woman Who Walked to Russia

A Writer"s Search for a Lost Legend

by Cassandra Pybus

  • 261 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Four Walls Eight Windows .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Women adventurers,
  • Pybus, Cassandra,
  • Hiking,
  • Yukon Territory,
  • Travel - General,
  • United States - General,
  • Russia,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Adventure,
  • British Columbia,
  • Women travelers,
  • Alaska,
  • Biography,
  • Description And Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8690079M
    ISBN 101568582900
    ISBN 109781568582900

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The Woman Who Walked to Russia by Cassandra Pybus Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story of Lillian ("the woman who walked to Russia") turns out to be a non-story, really. The author's telling of her research and her imagined stories were interesting, though. The other aspect of the book, the so-called "Thelma and Louise" aspect - was uneven/5. The least information supplied in this book is about Lillian (last name uncertain), the woman, whose legend has it, walked to Russia.

The author is Australian, and that is probably the market for which this book is intended/5(13). In the following excerpt from chapter 1, “Hiking to Siberia,” Millman hunts for clues concerning the Mystery Woman, Lillian Alling. One day ina thirty-year-old woman walked out of New York City, continued walking to Buffalo, crossed into Canada and then hiked all the way to Hazelton, British Columbia.

To any question that came her. The least information supplied in this book is about Lillian (last name uncertain), the woman, whose legend has it, walked to Russia. The author is Australian, /5(13). A strange and singular search for traces of a woman rumored to have walked from New York City to Siberia some 75 years ago.

This much is (maybe) known: During the years anda woman by the name of Lillian Alling traveled north on foot along the underconstruction telegraph line that would eventually run through British Columbia, the Yukon, Alaska, and on to Siberia.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The woman who walked to Russia by Cassandra Pybus,Four Walls Eight Windows edition, in EnglishPages: The Woman Who Walked to Russia: A Writer's Search for a Lost Legend Cassandra Pybus, Author Thunder's Mouth Press $14 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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Her four-year-long journey started in New York, and went westward across Canada, then north through British Columbia, the Yukon, and then west again through is unknown if she successfully crossed the Bering Strait to Russia.

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- Russian women seeking foreign husbands. He overheard the woman talking about how she was an outsider in America and felt like she had to make a journey back home. She had walked a great distance, she said, but finally made it. The book was broken into I think 9 chapters, one for each month of the woman's pregnancy and each chapter focussed on a different cheese and the fictional affect that it had on the woman's life.

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