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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
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 352 pages
Isbn
9780738208084
Lccn
2003026902
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53939230
  • (OCoLC)ocm53939230
  • 758605
Label
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 352 pages
Isbn
9780738208084
Lccn
2003026902
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53939230
  • (OCoLC)ocm53939230
  • 758605

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