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16%OFFGrann, David - The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon - 9781471164910 - 9781471164910
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The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon

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Description for The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon Paperback. A blockbuster adventure about life, death and obsession in the Amazon Num Pages: 352 pages, 16 pages b-w plate. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KLSB; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; WTLC; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 272.
**NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING ROBERT PATTINSON, CHARLIE HUNNAM AND SIENNA MILLER** `A riveting, exciting and thoroughly compelling tale of adventure'JOHN GRISHAM The story of Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett, the inspiration behind Conan Doyle's The Lost World Fawcett was among the last of a legendary breed of British explorers. For years he explored the Amazon and came to believe that its jungle concealed a large, complex civilization, like El Dorado. Obsessed with its discovery, he christened it the City of Z. In 1925, Fawcett headed into the wilderness with his ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781471164910
SKU
9781471164910
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About Grann, David
David Grann is a staff writer at The New Yorker. He has written about everything from New York City's antiquated water tunnels to the hunt for the giant squid. His stories have appeared in several anthologies. He has written for the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the New ... Read more

Reviews for The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon
`Marvellous ... An engrossing book whose protagonist could out-think Indiana Jones'
Daily Telegraph
`The best story in the world, told perfectly'
Evening Standard
`A wonderful story of a lost age of heroic exploration'
Sunday Times
`A fascinating and brilliant book'
Malcolm Gladwell

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