Contributor biographical information for The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon / Robert Whitaker.


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Robert Whitaker is a science journalist and the author of Mad In America. He has won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Godin des Odonais, Isabelle de Grandmaison, -- b. 1728? -- Travel -- Amazon River Region.
Amazon River Region -- Description and travel.
Godin des Odonais, Jean, -- 1712-1792.
Mission g‚eod‚esique (France)
Scientific expeditions -- Ecuador -- History -- 18th century.
Ecuador -- Biography.
France -- Biography.