A True Story of Vengeance and SurvivalBook - 2011
It's December 1997 and a man-eating tiger is on the prowl outside a remote village in Russia's Far East. To the horrified astonishment of a team of hunters, it emerges that the attacks are not random: the tiger is engaged in a vendetta.
Injured and starving, it must be found before it strikes again, and the story becomes a battle for survival between two main characters: Yuri Trush, the lead tracker, and the tiger itself.
Culminating in a showdown deep in the Siberian forest, The Tiger is a haunting, spellbinding tale of a hunt to the death; of man and nature in collision; of the ancient relationship between predators and prey; and an intimate portrait of a remarkable animal and its increasingly threatened world.
From Library Staff
The Tiger is the tale of a fierce Amur tiger and his systematic attempt to seek revenge on a group of hunters. However, it's not just a story about a single tiger, but a glimpse into the political and economic state of affairs in current day Russia, as well as the serious impact China and it's in... Read More »
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" there were satellite dishes offering multiple channels that allowed Russians to see how far behind they really were. Nowadays, in many parts of the world, it is possible to starve while watching television."
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