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

Author: David Grann
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Vintage Departures edView all editions and formats
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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
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Named Person: Percy Harrison Fawcett; Percy Harrison Fawcett; David Grann
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Grann
ISBN: 9781400078455 1400078458
OCLC Number: 326533874
Description: xi, 400 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm.
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.
Other Titles: Tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon
Responsibility: David Grann.

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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

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