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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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
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286352
Cataloging source
TXN
Dewey number
918.1/1046
Index
no index present
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.G747 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 handsof 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
Control code
ocm428891831
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780385513531
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2008017432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)428891831
  • (Sirsi) a1475728
Label
The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon, David Grann
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 handsof 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
Control code
ocm428891831
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780385513531
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2008017432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)428891831
  • (Sirsi) a1475728

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