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Searching for Isabel Godin

Celia Wakefield

Searching for Isabel Godin

  • 162 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Amazon River Region,
  • Ecuador,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Godin des Odonais, Isabelle de Grandmaison, b. 1728? -- Travel -- Amazon River Region.,
    • Godin des Odonais, Jean, 1712-1792.,
    • Wakefield, Celia, 1916- -- Travel.,
    • Mission géodésique (France),
    • Scientific expeditions -- Ecuador -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Amazon River Region -- Description and travel.,
    • Ecuador -- Biography.,
    • France -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementCelia Wakefield.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2546 .W17 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1096906M
      ISBN 101556522258
      LC Control Number94021527

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Searching for Isabel Godin. [Celia Wakefield] -- "Popular account of the Mission geodésique of and of Isabel Godin's trek from her native Riobamba to the mouth of the Amazon to rejoin her husband, whom she had not seen in 20 years. Isabel and company were too spooked to get back on the boat.

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