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The Resource The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker

The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker

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The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
Title
The mapmaker's wife
Title remainder
a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
Statement of responsibility
Robert Whitaker
Title variation
mapmakers wife
Title variation remainder
a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the eighteenth-century story of Jean Godin and his wife, Isabel, stranded at opposite ends of the Amazon River after Jean's epic exploration of South America, and describes Isabel's journey to reunite with her husband
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
Biography type
individual biography
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156446
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 981/.1032/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.W46 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
Label
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0412/2003026902.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-337) and index
Contents
A Sunday in 1769 -- Not quite round -- A daughter of Peru -- The mapmakers -- Voyage to Quito -- Measuring the baseline -- High-altitude science -- Death in the afternoon -- Marriage in Quito -- Down the Amazon -- A continent apart -- Lost on the Bobonaza -- Into the jungle -- Deliverance -- Saint Amand
Control code
2362653
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 352 p.
Isbn
9780738208084
Lccn
2003026902
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53939230
Label
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0412/2003026902.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-337) and index
Contents
A Sunday in 1769 -- Not quite round -- A daughter of Peru -- The mapmakers -- Voyage to Quito -- Measuring the baseline -- High-altitude science -- Death in the afternoon -- Marriage in Quito -- Down the Amazon -- A continent apart -- Lost on the Bobonaza -- Into the jungle -- Deliverance -- Saint Amand
Control code
2362653
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 352 p.
Isbn
9780738208084
Lccn
2003026902
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53939230

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