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Author Thomson, Peter.

Title Sacred sea : a journey to Lake Baikal / Peter Thomson.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  508.47 TH    Check Shelf
Description xi, 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-308) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The Sacred Sea. A Flash of Blue Light -- Songs and Whispers -- The Earth Splits, Water Rushes In -- Into the Lake-Shallow -- Into the Lake-Deep -- Buryatia, in Black & White and Color -- On the Trail with Pod Boy and Monkey Mind -- Bad Roads are Good for Baikal -- Traveling and Staying Home -- Pt. 2. 180°. The Long Way Home -- The Great Circle -- Zigzag to Russia -- Power in the East -- Across the Sleeping Land -- Angels and Ghosts in Irkutsk -- Pt. 3. Baikal, Too, Must Work. One of the Best Enterprises in Russia -- Righteousness, Uncertainty and the Point of No Return -- Connecting the Dots -- Dr. Hope and Dr. Despair -- Blind Love is a Dangerous Thing -- 360° -- Epilogue: The Great Baikal Chain.
Subject Natural history -- Russia (Federation) -- Baikal, Lake.
Thomson, Peter -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Baikal, Lake.
Baikal, Lake (Russia) -- Description and travel.
ISBN 9780195170511 alkaline paper
0195170512 alkaline paper
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