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The Lost City of Z

A Tale Of Deadly Obsession In The Amazon

By David Grann

A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post Bestseller
 
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.” In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, journalist David Grann interweaves the spellbinding stories of Fawcett’s quest for “Z” and his own journey into the deadly jungle, as he unravels the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century.


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Format: Book
Author: Grann, David
Title: The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon / David Grann.
Publisher Date: New York : Doubleday, c2009.
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
Isbn: 9780385513531 (hc) 0385513534 (hc)
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System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 918.11046 Gra
Oclc: 226038067
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Bib Id: 310404

Format: Book
Author: Grann, David
Title: The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon / David Grann.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Doubleday, c2009.
Description: xi, 339 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Fawcett, Percy Harrison, 1867-1925? -- Travel -- Amazon River Region.
Subjects: Fawcett, Percy Harrison, 1867-1925? -- Death and burial.
Subjects: Grann, David -- Travel -- Amazon River Region.
Subjects: El Dorado
Subjects: Explorers -- Amazon River Region.
Subjects: Amazon River Region -- Description and travel
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-326) and index.
Contents: 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.
LCCN: 2008017432
ISBN: 9780385513531 (hc)
ISBN: 0385513534 (hc)
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Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 918.11046 Gra