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

A fascinating tale of travel, intrigue, and finding a lost city of gold in the Amazon jungle. The author tries to retrace the steps made by Percy Fawcett (the great explorer from the early 1900's), who went searching for the lost city with his son—neither was heard from again. This book will move you from start to finish. —Recommended by Don, City Lights Books.

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.

Title The Lost City of Z
Subtitle A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
Author David Grann
Publisher Vintage
Title First Published 26 January 2010
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 448 p.
ISBN-10 1400078458
ISBN-13 9781400078455
Publication Date 26 January 2010
Main content page count 448
Weight 16 oz.

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