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

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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.

DAVID GRANN is a longtime staff writer at The New Yorker. He has written about everything from New York City’s antiquated water tunnels to the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, from the hunt for the giant squid to the mysterious death of the world’s greatest Sherlock Holmes expert. His stories have appeared in several Best American writing anthologies, and he has written for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic. A collection of his stories, The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession, will be published in spring 2010.

Author:
Grann, David
Genre:
HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
Audience:
General/trade
Edition:
1
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
400
Language:
English
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Publish Date:
01/26/2010
Copyright Year:
2009
ISBN:
9781400078455
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.95 lb
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