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The Lost City of Z

Author(s): David Grann

Location(s): Amazon Rainforest

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography

Era(s): 20th Century



This is in part a biography of the life and quests of Percy Harrison Fawcett and what became his obsession of finding the Lost City of El Dorado, a man who hasn’t survived the rigours of history, but int he 1920s had the world gripped by his disappearance. Gann retraces some of Fawcett’s potential steps, with an interesting conclusion.A splendid book if you are heading off to the Amazon.

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This is the book to take if you are heading to the Amazon. It tells it all, it looks at the expedition Fawcett, what might have become of him, some grisly encounters – just...

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