The Lost City of Z
A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
by David Grann
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.
Look for David Grann’s new book, Killers of the Flower Moon, coming April 18, 2017.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, February 2009
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