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Title:
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
Author:
Whitaker, Robert.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xiv, 352 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
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.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.4 17.0 81084.
Corporate Subject:
ISBN:
9780738208084
Format :
Book