The Resource The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon, by David Grann

The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon, by David Grann

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The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon
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The lost city of Z
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a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon
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by David Grann
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eng
Summary
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization located deep in the deadly wilderness. He never returned. In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, journalist David Grann tells the epic story of Fawcett's quest for this 'Lost City of Z," and unravels the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century
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Title
The lost city of Z
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Interweaves the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who vanished during a 1925 expedition into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, with the author's own adventure-filled quest into the uncharted wilderness to uncover the mysteries surrounding Fawcett's final journey and the secrets of what really lies deep in the Amazon jungle
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Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
contains biographical information
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286352
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
918.1/1046
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.G747 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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David Grann
The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon, by David Grann
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The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon, by David Grann
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
We shall return -- The vanishing -- The search begins -- Buried treasure -- Blank spots on the map -- The disciple -- Freeze-dried icecream 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
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
xi, 339 p.
Isbn
9780385513531
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008017432
Note
cat13rev,cat49,cat33rev
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn226038067
  • (OCoLC)226038067
  • (OCoLC)962005178
  • 889942

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