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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story - Douglas Preston
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
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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 circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran... show more
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 circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tr
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781455540006 (1455540005)
ASIN: 1455540005
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
2.5 The Lost City of the Monkey God
Should a bunch of middle aged men invite me on an expedition into the South American jungle, I will politely say "no, thank you". Chances are that these men are complete idiots, not being aware of the fact that everything in the jungle might kill you. Plus they are lugging so many people into the ju...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 The Lost City of the Monkey God / Douglas Preston
My friend Barbara recommended this book to me, so really how could I refuse? Especially once I found out that much of the action takes place in Honduras, a country that I have been interested in visiting for several years. Why? The Lovely Cotinga, that's why (have a look at http://www.sabrewingtours...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
4.5 The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston
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 circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interi...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 Not quite Indiana Jones!
The Lost City of the Monkey God-A True Story, Douglas Preston, author; Bill Mumy, narrator. This book was billed as an Indiana Jones lookalike, a book filled with adventure and discovery. Sadly, for me, it fell short of that and became a travelogue of sorts, albeit in unexplored areas of Honduras, r...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
2.0 The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
Douglas Preston has written many articles for National Geographic and others on similiar themes and is a noted writer of thrillers, so I was expecting an entertaining blend of styles in The Lost City of the Monkey God. Unfortunately this book deal was a little premature. The book has value, certainl...
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