First English Translation of Popular Russian True Life Stories

India, (PressExposure) September 03, 2008 -- For the first time ever, the popular true life stories of Valery G. Yankovsky are being translated into English. Yankovsky suffered through the Soviet GULAG system and came out of it alive and with the willingness to tell his story. The books, Escape: A True Story and From the Crusades to the Gulag and Beyond tell of the events Mr. Yankovsky had to endure during his time in the Russian GULAG system and how his family faced the times in which they lived.

Never at a loss for words or a good story, Mr. Yankovsky gives the reader great insight into some of the most interesting times and places of the 20th century. Escape: A True Story chronicles Mr. Yankovsky's experiences during his internment in the Soviet GULAG system. From the Crusades to the Gulag and Beyond has a wider scope and relates the stories and experiences of Yankovsky and his family.

Mr. Yankovsky lived during the reign of one the most brutal dictators in all of history in Joseph Stalin. He still lives in Russia at the age of 96 and has outlived his captors and Stalin himself. Mr. Yankovsky grew up in a White Russian settlement in North Korea in which he helped to build. He was a big game hunter during his time in Korea and Manchuria. His stories have fascinated Russian readers and are now available to English speaking audiences.

Those who are interested in more information on the amazing chronicles of Valery G. Yankovsky can contact publisher Elliot Snow by phone at (734) 972-0348 or by email at

About Elliot Snow

Elliot Snow
Phone: 734-972-0348

Press Release Source:

Press Release Submitted On: August 23, 2008 at 5:13 am
This article has been viewed 15456 time(s).