Down the Volga by Marq De Villiers
A Journey Through Mother Russia in a Time of Troubles

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About Marq De Villiers

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Marq De Milliers is the author of six books on travel, exploration, history, & contemporary politics, including "Into Africa: A Journey Through the Ancient Empires" & "White Tribe Dreaming", his award-winning memoir of growing up in South Africa. He lives in Nova Scotia.
Published June 1, 1991 by Diane Pub Co. 336 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Much has changed since the last time (perhaps ten years ago) that de Villiers visited Russia: Now, his movements are only nominally monitored and there is much freedom of expression as everyone he meets--from judges to peasants--talks of Gorbachev, glasnost, perestroika, and the future.

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An air of melancholy, of wrenching wistfulness informs Toronto journalist de Villiers's account of his circuitous rambles on Matushka Volga , ``little Mother Volga which is Russia itself,'' during the summer of 1990.

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