The Resource The lost city of Z : a legendary British explorer's deadly quest to uncover the secrets of the Amazon, David Grann

The lost city of Z : a legendary British explorer's deadly quest to uncover the secrets of the Amazon, David Grann

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The lost city of Z : a legendary British explorer's deadly quest to uncover the secrets of the Amazon
Title
The lost city of Z
Title remainder
a legendary British explorer's deadly quest to uncover the secrets of the Amazon
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David Grann
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Language
eng
Summary
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 son Jack, vowing to make history. They vanished without a trace. For the next eighty years, hordes of explorers plunged into the jungle, trying to find evidence of Fawcett's party or Z. Some died from disease and starvation; others simply disappeared
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NAP
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Grann, David
Dewey number
918.11046
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fawcett, Percy Harrison
  • Fawcett, Percy Harrison
  • Grann, David
  • El Dorado
  • Explorers
  • Amazon River Region
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The lost city of Z : a legendary British explorer's deadly quest to uncover the secrets of the Amazon, David Grann
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Now a major film starring Robert Pattinson, Charlie Hunnam and Sienna Miller
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiii, 337 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471164910
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The lost city of Z : a legendary British explorer's deadly quest to uncover the secrets of the Amazon, David Grann
Publication
Copyright
Note
Now a major film starring Robert Pattinson, Charlie Hunnam and Sienna Miller
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiii, 337 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471164910
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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