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The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon  Cover Image Book Book

The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon / David Grann.

Grann, David. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781400078455 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1400078458 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xi, 400 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Vintage Departures ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-383) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
We shall return -- The vanishing -- The search begins -- Buried treasure -- Blank spots on the map -- The disciple -- Freeze-dried ice cream and adrenaline socks -- Into the Amazon -- The secret papers -- The green hell -- Dead Horse Camp -- In the hands of the gods -- Ransom -- The case for Z -- El Dorado -- The locked box -- The whole world is mad -- A scientific obsession -- An unexpected clue -- Have no fear -- The last eyewitness -- Dead or alive -- The colonel's bones -- The other world -- Z.
Summary, etc.:
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called "The Lost City of Z." --from publisher description
Subject: Fawcett, Percy Harrison, 1867-1925? > Travel > Amazon River Region.
Fawcett, Percy Harrison, 1867-1925? > Death and burial.
Grann, David > Travel > Amazon River Region.
El Dorado.
Explorers > Amazon River Region.
Amazon River Region > Description and travel.

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