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The Mapmaker's Wife: a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon

By: Whitaker, Robert

Price: $4.33

Publisher: New York, Delta Trade Paperbacks: 2005

Seller ID: 1022


The year is 1735. A decade-long expedition to South America is launched by a team of French scientists racing to measure the circumference of the earth and to reveal the mysteries of a little-known continent to a world hungry for discovery and knowledge. From this extraordinary journey arose an unlikely love between one scientist and a beautiful Peruvian noblewoman. Victims of a tangled web of international politics, Jean Godin and Isabel Gramesón’s destiny would ulti... View more info