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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon - David Grann
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
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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 BestsellerIn 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over... show more
A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post BestsellerIn 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 pla
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B001NLL414
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
A terrific adventure story, full of suspense and intrigue and lots of historical detail to keep the reader interested. I am not really a reader of adventure strories but every now and again one comes along that catches my interest and when a trusted Goodread's friend recommend this I just had to ...
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4.0 The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
4.5 starsEven though this is a nonfiction book, it reads like an adventure story, great writing. I really liked it, and I'm looking forward to seeing what to do with it in the movie.
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
This will make you feel like a kid again! It will ignite a Jonny Quest kind of desire for adventure, to dive into the jungle in search of lost worlds.This will also quench most desires to ever take one step closer to a jungle. "Z" is supposedly a long lost South American city of a once powerful peop...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
3.5 The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
You can see how someone, perhaps someone who goes by the alias of Kemper, would read this book and come to the conclusion that we need to destroy the rainforest immediately (see review and comments that follow for a glimpse at the behaviors of peoples who have never before come into contact with sar...
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3.5 In Search of El Dorado
In a time when most of the world was already conquered and controlled by the "civilized" world, the Amazon remained an enigma. Dense forest, virulent diseases, dangerous animals, and unfriendly tribes meant that no matter how many explorers set out on adventure, the Amazon swallowed them whole. G...
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