Contributor biographical information for The white Mary : a novel / Kira Salak.

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Kira Salak has won the PEN award for journalism and appeared five times in Best American Travel Writing. She is a contributing editor for National Geographic Adventure magazine and was the first woman to traverse Papua New Guinea; her nonfiction account of that trip, Four Corners, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2001. Her fiction has appeared in Best New American Voices and other publications.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women journalists -- Fiction.
War correspondents -- Fiction.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction.
Jungle survival -- Fiction.
Shamans -- Fiction.
Papua New Guinea -- Fiction.