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The Lost City of Z

A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Lost City of Z( )
Author: Grann, David
Series title:Vintage Departures Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4000-7845-5
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Adventurers & Explorers
History / Latin America / South America
Travel / South America / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.19 x 8 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds
Author Biography
Grann, David (Author)
David Grann is a staff writer at The New Yorker. He graduated from Connecticut College in 1989, and earned a master's degree in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and a master's degree from Boston College in creative writing. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic. His stories have been published in numerous anthologies of American writing. His books include The Devil and Sherlock Holmes, The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon which won the Indies Choice award for the best nonfiction book of 2009, and Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

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