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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

Author:  David Grann

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

English

ISBN: 0385529228

EAN: 9780385529228

Category: Travel / South America / General/Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers/History / Latin America / South America

Publisher: Vintage

Release Date: 02/24/2009

Synopsis: 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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Awards: American Library Association Notable Books – null  BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction – null  Indies Choice Book Award – null  New York Times Notable Books of the Year – null  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year – null 

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

Illustrated: No

Format: eBook - EPUB

Pages: 352