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Lost Cosmonaut

Pub Date : 2006-08-29 | Author : Daniel Kalder | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780743293501
ISBN 13 : 0743293509

Daniel Kalder belongs to a unique group: the anti-tourists. Sworn to uphold the mysterious tenets of The Shymkent Declarations, the anti-tourist seeks out the dark, lost zones of o..


Lost Cosmonaut

Pub Date : 2007-02-01 | Author : Daniel Kalder | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 0571227813
ISBN 13 : 9780571227815

In a tale of adventure, boredom, conversation, and observation, Kalder reveals a world of hidden cities, bizarre suicidal customs, lost rites, and insanely inventive serial killers..


Strange Telescopes

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Daniel Kalder | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : IND:30000123133153
ISBN 13 :

Presents the experiences of the author as he begins his travels in the sewers of Moscow in pursuit of the mythical lost city of tramps and winds up on a year-long odyssey that lead..


Omon Ra

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Viktor Pelevin | Publisher : New Directions Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0811213641
ISBN 13 : 9780811213646

A satire about the Soviet space program finds Omon, who has dreamed of space flight all of his life, enrolled as a cosmonaut only to learn that his task will be piloting a supposed..


Two Sides Of The Moon

Pub Date : 2013-12-03 | Author : Alexei Leonov | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781466859272
ISBN 13 : 146685927X

Growing up on either side of the Iron Curtain, David Scott and Alexei Leonov experienced very different childhoods but shared the same dream to fly. Excelling in every area of ment..


The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team

Pub Date : 2009-03-27 | Author : Colin Burgess | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9780387848242
ISBN 13 : 038784824X

The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team will relate who these men were and offer far more extensive background stories, in addition to those of the more familiar names of early Soviet spac..


Starman

Pub Date : 2011-05-01 | Author : Piers Bizony | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9780802779618
ISBN 13 : 0802779611

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first person in history to leave the Earth's atmosphere and venture into space. His flight aboard a Russian Vostok rocket lasted only 108..