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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

ISBN: 1400078458

Title: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

Author: David Grann

KDL Description:

HISTORY DISCOVER GRA

In 1925 Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find the ancient civilization of El Dorado. He embarked with his 21-year-old son, determined to prove that this civilization existed. Then he and his expedition vanished. Writer David Grann delved deep into Fawcett’s mystery, and the greater mystery of the Amazon, finding himself irresistibly drawn into the “green hell.”

Amazon Description:

A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post Bestseller
 
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 Fawcett’s quest for “Z” and his own journey into the deadly jungle, as he unravels the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century.