The Lost City Of Z

The Lost City of Z
Publisher Vintage
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Category History
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9780385529228
Rating 3.5/5 from 46 reviews
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The #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Killers of the Flower Moon 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.

The Lost City of Z
  • Author : David Grann
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2009-02-24

The #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Killers of the Flower Moon 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

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The Lost City of Z
  • Author : David Grann
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-08-10

**NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING ROBERT PATTINSON, CHARLIE HUNNAM AND SIENNA MILLER** ‘A riveting, exciting and thoroughly compelling tale of adventure’JOHN GRISHAM The story of Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett, the inspiration behind Conan Doyle's The Lost World Fawcett was among the last of a legendary breed of British explorers.

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The Lost City of Z
  • Author : David Grann
  • Publisher : Random House LLC
  • Release Date : 2009

Interweaves the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who vanished during a 1925 expedition into the Amazon, with the author's own quest to uncover the mysteries surrounding Fawcett's final journey and the secrets of what lies deep in the Amazon jungle.

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Exploration Fawcett
  • Author : Percy Fawcett
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-07-28

The life of Colonel Fawcett is now the subject of the major motion picture The Lost City of Z. The disappearance of Colonel Fawcett in the Matto Grosso remains one of the great unsolved mysteries. In 1925, Fawcett was convinced that he had discovered the location of a lost city; he

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Percy Fawcett and the Lost City of Z
  • Author : Charles River Charles River Editors
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-01-19

*Includes pictures *Includes Fawcett's accounts of his own expeditions *Profiles all the theories surrounding the expedition's disappearance *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading "There, I believed, lay the greatest secrets of the past yet preserved in our world of today. I had come to the turn of

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The Quest for Z
  • Author : Greg Pizzoli
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13

From an award-winning author comes a picture book biography that feels like Indiana Jones for kids! British explorer Percy Fawcett believed that hidden deep within the Amazon rainforest was an ancient city, lost for the ages. Most people didn’t even believe this city existed. But if Fawcett could find

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The Lost City of the Monkey God
  • Author : Douglas Preston
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-01-03

NAMED A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller! A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle. Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have

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Jungleland
  • Author : Christopher S. Stewart
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-01-07

"I began to daydream about the jungle...." On April 6, 1940, explorer and future World War II spy Theodore Morde (who would one day attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler), anxious about the perilous journey that lay ahead of him, struggled to fall asleep at the Paris Hotel in La Ceiba, Honduras. Nearly

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Lost Trails  Lost Cities
  • Author : Colonel P. H. Fawcett
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-09

A chronicle of adventure and discovery in the green, deadly world of the jungle. This extraordinary first-hand account of seven explorations into the heart of the lost world of the Amazon Basin and its mountain ramparts has been made available for publication after more than a quarter of a century’

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Nobody s Perfect
  • Author : Anthony Lane
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2009-08-19

Anthony Lane on Con Air— “Advance word on Con Air said that it was all about an airplane with an unusually dangerous and potentially lethal load. Big deal. You should try the lunches they serve out of Newark. Compared with the chicken napalm I ate on my last flight, the

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True Stories  2
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Alternative Comics
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01

More of the best True Stories from the long running The City comic strip, as seen in Best American Comics.

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The Bounty
  • Author : Caroline Alexander
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2004-05-01

An account of the events surrounding the conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents.

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu
  • Author : Mark Adams
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-06-30

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING TRAVEL MEMOIR What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless

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Lost City of the Templars
  • Author : Paul Christopher
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01

A Templar legend is revealed as one man’s obsession takes him on a globe-spanning quest into the jungles of the Amazon in the new novel from New York Times bestselling author Paul Christopher… Retired Army Ranger John Holliday has thwarted the plots of Rex Deus, the twenty-first-century incarnation of

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The Lost City
  • Author : Henry Shukman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2008-02-19

Jackson Small—barely twenty and just discharged from the military—sets off in search of something he cannot even be sure is real: La Joya, the lost capital of an ancient, vanished Peruvian empire. Traveling through South America, Jackson makes his way through desert, arid mountains, inhospitable villages, and impenetrable

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