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The Resource 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, David Grann

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The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon
Title
The lost city of Z
Title remainder
a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon
Statement of responsibility
David Grann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization located deep in the deadly wilderness. He never returned. In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, journalist David Grann tells the epic story of Fawcett's quest for this 'Lost City of Z," and unravels the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century."--page 4 of cover
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Summary
Interweaves the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who vanished during a 1925 expedition into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, with the author's own adventure-filled quest into the uncharted wilderness to uncover the mysteries surrounding Fawcett's final journey and the secrets of what really lies deep in the Amazon jungle
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
286352
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grann, David,
Dewey number
918.11/046
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.G747 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage Departures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fawcett, Percy Harrison
  • Fawcett, Percy Harrison
  • Grann, David
  • El Dorado
  • Explorers
  • Amazon River Region
  • Amazon River Region
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon
Label
The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon, David Grann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes excerpt from "Killers of the Flower Moon" by the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-383) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
962005178
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 400 pages, 14 pages
Isbn
9780525434658
Lccn
2008017432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon, David Grann
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes excerpt from "Killers of the Flower Moon" by the author
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-383) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
962005178
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 400 pages, 14 pages
Isbn
9780525434658
Lccn
2008017432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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