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Alex Shoumatoff

AKA Alexander Shoumatoff

Born: 4-Nov-1946
Birthplace: Mount Kisco, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Mountain of Names

Military service: USMC

Wife: (div.)
Wife: Rosette Rwigamba

    High School: St. Paul's School, Concord, NH
    University: BA, Harvard University (1968)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1985

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Author of books:
Florida Ramble (1974, travelogue)
The Rivers Amazon (1978, travelogue)
Westchester, Portrait of a County (1979, travelogue)
The Capital of Hope: Brasilia and Its People (1980, regional affairs)
Russian Blood: A Family Chronicle (1982, biography)
The Mountain of Names: A History of the Human Family (1985, social studies)
In Southern Light: Trekking Through Zaire and the Amazon (1986, travelogue)
African Madness (1988, regional affairs)
The World Is Burning: Murder in the Rain Forest (1990, history)
Legends of the American Desert: Sojourns in the Greater Southwest (1997, travelogue)

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