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Author Grann, David.

Title The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon / by David Grann.

Publisher New York : Doubleday, c2008.


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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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 hands of 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.
Synopsis 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.
Subject Amazon River Region -- Description and travel.
El Dorado.
Fawcett, Percy Harrison, 1867-1925? -- Travel -- Amazon River Region.
Fawcett, Percy Harrison, 1867-1925? -- Death and burial.
Grann, David -- Travel -- Amazon River Region.
Explorers -- Amazon River Region.
Geographical myths.
ISBN 9780385513531