Exploration Fawcett

Author: Percy Fawcett
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1474605389
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. .' This is the thrilling and mysterious account of Fawcett's ten years of travels in deadly jungles and forests in search of a secret city.

The Lost City Of Z

Author: David Grann
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780385529228
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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 ...

The Quest For Z

Author: Greg Pizzoli
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698139984
Size: 60.99 MB
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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.

Author: Jared M. Diamond
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789747799149
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The Spectator

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Since 1925, when Fawcett set out on his quest for the lost city which he always
referred to as " Z," I doubt whether a year has passed in which the headline " New
Light on Jungle Mystery " has not appeared somewhere in the popular Press; but
the light has generally turned out to be an ignis fatuus, and, although it is now ...
On some of them new light — for once — really is thrown by a book which is
published this week under the title Exploration Fawcett* It is not a very good book
.

South American Explorer

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had climbed Mount Roraima — inspired Conan Doyle to write The Lost World.
The creator of Sherlock ... After straying far south of the supposed site of the
secret city of "Z" and finding only hardships, he postponed his search for "the lost
remnants of a once mighty civilization. ... I was unaware of his existence until
1953 when I picked up in Lima one of several hundred thousand copies then in
print of Exploration Fawcett (entitled Lost Trail, Lost Cities in North America).
Brian had retired ...

Explorer Travellers And Adventure Tourism

Author: Dr. Jennifer Laing
Publisher: Channel View Publications
ISBN: 1845414608
Size: 49.66 MB
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Behind. Exploration. The reasons for embarking on adventurous travel may be
multifarious, largely unconscious and complex to unravel (Laing, 2006). Common
tropes in explorer narratives are the challenge, overcoming obstacles, achieving
goals, escape, self-discovery and honouring others. ... Percy Fawcett refers to his
1925 expedition to find the Lost City of Z as leading the men to 'suffer every form
of exposure . ... Without hardship, the journey has no meaning and no purpose.

Reflections

Author: Society for Organizational Learning
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Ancient ruined cities have lost much of it and do not impress in the same way. It is
the places abandoned in the recent past that clutch most at the visitor's heart . . .
In the debris of a churchI found the remains of what had once been the Bishop's
ceremonial chair.' The objective of Fawcett's last expedition was Z — the great
lost city reported by Francisco Raposo in the eighteenth century and never again
discovered. To those who have visited Angkor, which was only found in the ...

Reflections

Author: Graham Greene
Publisher: Viking Penguin
ISBN:
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Ancient ruined cities have lost much of it and do not impress in the same way. It is
the places abandoned in the recent past that clutch most at the visitor's heart ... In
the debris of a church I found the remains of what had once been the Bishop's
ceremonial chair.' The objective of Fawcett's last expedition was Z - the great lost
city reported by Francisco Raposo in the eighteenth century and never again
discovered. To those who have visited Angkor, which was only found in the
nineteenth ...