March 10, 2006

March's Book: The Mapmaker's Wife

This month's book was selected by Sharon--"The Mapmaker's Wife" by Robert Whitaker. Here's a description from
In the early years of the 18th century, a band of French scientists set off on a daring, decade-long expedition to South America in a race to measure the precise shape of the earth. This is the story of Isabel Grames, who became stranded in the Amazon--an epic love story that unfolds against the backdrop of the greatest expedition the world has ever known.