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Author Park, Sooyong (Filmmaker), author.

Title Great soul of Siberia : passion, obsession, and one man's quest for the world's most elusive tiger / Sooyong Park ; foreword by John Vaillant ; translation, Jamie Chang.

Publication Info. Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, [2015]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  599.756 PAR    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 254 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly colour), map, colour portraits ; 24 cm
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Note Translation of: Siberia i widaehan ynghon. 2011.
"Published under the support of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea)"--Title page verso.
Contents Part 1: Bloody Mary. Tigress in the basin of skeletons ; The traveling base camp ; The spirit of the Sikhote-Alin ; Fishing tiger -- Part 2: Amba, God of the Forest. A tiger leaves his mark ; Temu, the spirit of storm ; Deer hunting in the fog ; Survival-of-the-fittest cub ; Tiger family on the beach ; People who worship tigers -- Part 3: To Meet, and To Say Goodbye. Hotel construction ; Cold weather, green pines ; The challenge and response of the Ussuri Forest ; White Moon, White Snow, White Sky ; Between solitude and passion ; Merry Christmas, Bloody Mary ; By the skin of tiger teeth ; Tiger for sale ; White Snow and White Sky's dispute ; Season of melting snow -- Part 4: New Generation. Commotion in the forest ; Tigers and azaleas ; Chance encounter ; Night of beasts ; Chrysanthemums -- Part 5: Another Winter. Hansel and Gretel ; The future of Ussuri Forest ; The great king comes home ; Raising Hansel and Gretel ; Requiem for the fading ; The grief of the living ; The tiger lives on -- Epilogue: Diamond dust.
Form Issued also in electronic format.
Subject Park, Sooyong (Filmmaker) -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Russian Far East.
Siberian tiger -- Russia (Federation) -- Russian Far East.
Siberian tiger -- Conservation -- Russia (Federation) -- Russian Far East.
Parental behavior in animals.
Tigre de Sibérie -- Russie -- Sibérie d'Extrême-Orient.
Tigre de Sibérie -- Conservation -- Russie -- Sibérie d'Extrême-Orient.
Added Title Siberia i widaehan ynghon. English
Other Form: Park, Sooyong (Filmmaker), author. Great soul of Siberia. (CaOONL)20159050618
ISBN 9781771641135 (hardback)
1771641134 (hardback)

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