The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival

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Review of ‘The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival’

On a subfreezing night in early December 1997, a gigantic Amur tiger killed and devoured a beekeeper and hunter named Vladimir Markov just outside his cabin in a forest in the Russian territory of Primorye, near the borders of China and North Korea. This is the event around which John Vaillant’s The Tiger is coiled.…

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