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Exploration Fawcett

Author : Percy Harrison Fawcett
ISBN : UOM:49015000291519
Genre : Bolivia
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Exploration Fawcett

Author : Percy Harrison Fawcett
ISBN : UOM:39015008006432
Genre : Bolivia
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Exploration Fawcett

Author : Percy Harrison Fawcett
ISBN : OCLC:939608985
Genre : Bolivia
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The mystic and legendary British explorer Lt. Col. Percy Harrison Fawcett disappeared into the unknown territory of Brazil's Mato Grosso in 1925, never to be heard from again. This account of his travels was compiled by his younger son from manuscripts, letters, and logbooks.
Category: Bolivia

The Lost City Of Z

Author : David Grann
ISBN : 0385529228
Genre : History
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The #1 New York Times bestseller - now a major motion picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson. 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.
Category: History

Exploration Fawcett Journey To The Lost City Of Z

Author : Percy Fawcett
ISBN : 9781590208366
Genre : History
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The true story of the real Colonel Fawcett and his mysterious disappearance in the Amazon jungle, considered one of the greatest mysteries of the twentieth century The inspiration for the major motion picture "The Lost City of Z," mystic and legendary British explorer Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett spent 10 years wandering the forests and death-filled rivers of Brazil in search of a fabled lost city. Finally, convinced that he had discovered the location, he set out for the last time toward destination “Z” in 1925, never to be heard from again. This thrilling and mysterious account of Fawcett’s ten years of travels in deadly jungles and forests in search of a secret city was compiled by his younger son, Fawcett's companion on his journeys, from manuscripts, letters, and logbooks. An international sensation when it was first published in 1953, Exploration Fawcett was praised by the likes of Graham Greene and Harold Nicolson, and found its way to Ernest Hemingway's bookshelf. Reckless and inspired, full of fortitude and doom, this is a book to rival Heart of Darkness, except that the harrowing accounts described in its pages are completely true. To this day, Colonel Fawcett's disappearance remains a great mystery.
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The Quest For Z

Author : Greg Pizzoli
ISBN : 9780698139985
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From an award-winning author comes a picture book biography that feels like Indiana Jones for kids! British explorer Percy Fawcett believed that hidden deep within the Amazon rainforest was an ancient city, lost for the ages. Most people didn’t even believe this city existed. But if Fawcett could find it, he would be rich and famous forever. This is the true story of one man’s thrilling, dangerous journey into the jungle, and what he found on his quest for the lost city of Z.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Brazilian Adventure

Author : Peter Fleming
ISBN : 081016065X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1932 Peter Fleming, a literary editor, engaged to search for missing English explorer Colonel P.H. Fawcett, lost in tributary of the Amazon, with the hardships of meager supplies, faulty maps, and a pack of rival newspaper-men on their trail.
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Lost Trails Lost Cities

Author : Colonel P. H. Fawcett
ISBN : 9781787200784
Genre : Travel
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A chronicle of adventure and discovery in the green, deadly world of the jungle. This extraordinary first-hand account of seven explorations into the heart of the lost world of the Amazon Basin and its mountain ramparts has been made available for publication after more than a quarter of a century’s silence. On his eighth and final expedition, Colonel P. H. Fawcett vanished into the jungle wilderness; to this day his fate is unknown. Before he began his last trip he set down the story of the expeditions he had completed, and his son, Brian Fawcett, here presents it together with a summary of the attempts to solve the mystery of his father’s disappearance. Colonel Fawcett was an explorer in the great tradition. He believed that somewhere in the unmapped heart of South America were the ruins of cities whose discovery would confirm many Indian legends that had come down from the days of the conquistadores. Trained in the exacting techniques of exploration-survey, he accepted an opportunity to determine the boundary line between Bolivia and Peru, and in 1906 set out on the first of his expeditions. It and the ones that followed over the next fifteen years have become classics of exploration; Colonel Fawcett combined the discipline of a scientist-engineer with the imaginative daring of a man not afraid to gamble his life on a bold conjecture. In 1921 he set down the narrative of his first seven trips. When he failed to return from the eighth, publication was delayed until it became certain that he would never be able to complete his manuscript. But the reader will find here a wholly engrossing story of a great search written with modesty and great skill, the work of a brave and mature man who possessed both a purpose and a dream. The result is a book which will remain a classic in its field.
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The Devil And Sherlock Holmes

Author : David Grann
ISBN : 9780307275905
Genre : Fiction
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Explores unforgettable mysteries and the nature of obsession, from the Aryan Brotherhood's infiltration of the U.S. prison system to a chameleon con artist in Europe to the author's experience with a cyclone while searching for the elusive giant squid.
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The Lost World

Author : Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN : 9781632090492
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. The Lost World is a novel released in 1912 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin of South America where prehistoric animals still survive.
Category: Juvenile Fiction