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About the Author
Mike Tidwell is the author of four previous books, including In the Mountains of Heaven and Amazon Stranger. His work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Reader’s Digest, and The Washington Post. He is the recipient of an NEA fellowship and two Lowell Thomas Awards for travel journalism. He was born in Tennessee, raised in Georgia, and now lives in the Washington, D.C., area.