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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, ©2005.
Series: Vintage departures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage departures edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Details English explorer Percy Fawcett's exploration for a lost city in the jungles of South America and relates efforts made by the author and other individuals to find out what happened to him.
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Genre/Form: Adult book club bags
Named Person: Percy Harrison Fawcett; Percy Harrison Fawcett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Grann
ISBN: 1400078458 9781400078455 0385513534 9780385513531
OCLC Number: 1039332459
Target Audience: Adult
Description: xi, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 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 handsof 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.
Series Title: Vintage departures.
Responsibility: David Grann.

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Details English explorer Percy Fawcett's exploration for a lost city in the jungles of South America and relates efforts made by the author and other individuals to find out what happened to him.

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