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Literary Giants: The Lost City of Z

A masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, this blockbuster adventure takes listeners on a gripping journey into the Amazon.

After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed New Yorker writer David Grann set out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century": what happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his quest for the Lost City of Z? In 1925, Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, hoping to make one of the most important discoveries in history, but he and his expedition vanished. For decades, scientists and adventurers have searched for evidence of Fawcett s party and the lost City of Z. David Grann s quest for the truth and his stunning discoveries about Fawcett s fate and Z form the heart of this complex, enthralling narrative.
 

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Title: 
The Lost City of Z
Author: 
David Grann
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ISBN: 
9781400078455
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Date: 
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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