Paul Tweiten Shares His Experiences Working in Russia

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Author announces release of ‘Far Eastern Overexposure,’ launches new marketing campaign.

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“Far Eastern Overexposure” mixes business with pleasure while providing colorful insight into the Russian country and culture.

In his 2011 book, “Far Eastern Overexposure” (published by Trafford Publishing), which is getting a revived marketing push in 2013, author and American forestry professional Paul Tweiten accepts a job that casts him into anything but the familiar.

In the summer of 1995, Tweiten leaves the United States to manage a remote timber harvest organization at Siziman Bay in the Russian Far East. His memoir narrates the exciting story of his experiences traveling to a foreign country, not speaking the language and not knowing what to expect.

Life in the isolated camp is nothing like he could have imagined. “Far Eastern Overexposure” shows how he overcame the challenges of being thrown into both an unfamiliar culture and an unfamiliar lifestyle. Meeting colorful Russian characters and developing lifelong friendships, Tweiten transitions from being completely lost and confused to that of understanding how to become a successful businessman in Russia.

“Far Eastern Overexposure” mixes business with pleasure while providing colorful insight into the Russian country and culture.

“With a plain, yet powerful style, he lets his story speak for itself. For anyone eager to learn about life in the Russian countryside, Far Eastern Overexposure tells it like it is, the good as well as the bad.” -- Blue Ink Review

“Far Eastern Overexposure”
By Paul Tweiten
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 184 pages | ISBN 9781426995064
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 184 pages | ISBN 9781426995071
E-Book | ISBN 9781426995088
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Paul Tweiten earned a bachelor’s degree in forest management from the University of Washington. Involved in the forest products industry in Russia for over 15 years, Tweiten has traveled throughout the Russian Far East and Siberia. He is president of Pacific Forest Products Inc., a company he started in 2003. He lives in the state of Washington.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC. author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit

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