Candice Millard Writer

Candice Sue Millard (born c. 1968) is an American writer and journalist. She is a former writer and editor for National Geographic and the author of The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, a history of the Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition, Theodore Roosevelt's exploration of the Amazon Rainforest in 1913 and 1914. The River of Doubt, published in 2005 by Doubleday, was a New York Times Best Seller. Millard's second book, Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine & the Murder of a President, was released in September 2011, and is also a New York Times Best Seller. In April 2012, Millard won the 2012 Best Fact Crime award, also called the Edgar, for “Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President.” Millard is a graduate of Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, and earned a master's degree in literature from Baylor University. She married Mark Uhlig in May 2001. Millard lives in Leawood, Kan., with her husband and three children.

Personal details

Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
United States of America




1. Baylor University Colleges/University

Baylor University is a private, Christian university located in Waco, Texas. Founded in 1845, Baylor is one of the oldest universities in Texas and was one of the first educational institutions west of the Mississippi River. The university is located in the central part of the state of Texas, an hour and a half south of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and an hour and a half north of Austin, the state capital. Its main 800 plus acre campus is located to the east of the historic area of downtown Waco and the major freeway I-35 on the banks of the Brazos river. Baylor is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Type University
2013. 1.06 bil. $
2010. 872 mil. $
Institution colors
One Bear Place, 76798 - Waco, Texas
2013. 13,292
2010. 12,438
2009. 12,149
2013. 2,324
2010. 2,462
Acceptance rate
2012. 60.7 %
2010. 40.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 27 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Baylor University connected by profession and/or age

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Written work

1.The River of Doubt

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2005. at New York City (416 pages)
2005. by RH Audio
History of the Americas
Latin America
United States of America
Natural history

2.Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2012. by Anchor Books

Awards won

2012 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President Book
Mystery Writers of America
True crime


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