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Yuri Rytkheu

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YURI RYTKHEU was born in Uelen, a village in the Chukotka region of Siberia. He sailed the Bering Sea, worked on Arctic geological expeditions, and hunted in Arctic waters, in addition to writing over a dozen novels and collections of stories. His novel A Dream in Polar Fog was a Kiriyama Pacific Rim Notable Book in 2006. In the late 1950s, Rytkheu emerged not only as a great literary talent, but as the unique voice of a small national minority – the Chuckchi people.

The School for Shamans

Chtenia: Fall 2011

Author: Yuri Rytkheu
Translator: Ilona Yazhbin Chavass
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