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Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession In The Amazon

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Barbara Bamberger Scott

What killed Percy Fawcett and his son Jack as they drove ever deeper into the unexplored regions of the Amazon jungle? Was it mere malaria, with its sweats and hallucinations? Or simple yellow fever, with its bonebreaking chills and nausea? Was it one of the many species of snake, such as the venomous coral or the crushing 60footlong anaconda? Or was it something devious and tormenting like the ... Read full review

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Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Manderson - Goodreads

Hmm, let's see: the Amazon, adventure, and great writing. And it's nonfiction! Win, win, win. Loved reading this, and loved how Grann turned his research into suspense, rendering new findings about ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Levi Carter - Goodreads

I picked this up as an audio book before a long drive. I really enjoyed it and learning about the history of the expeditions into the Amazon, especially while also following the World Cup in Brazil ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Merand - Goodreads

Great book! It was like an Indiana Jones movie, only for real! A fun summer read that was full of fascinating history, mystery, and disgusting pests one can only find in the jungle. This book did ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Kathi - Goodreads

I am really enjoying reading about these explorers! This book is great and I wish that the author could have come up with a definitive answer to the Fawcett mystery. I also think the author is ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Paul Skinner - Goodreads

Kind of was hoping the book would answer some questions on the lost explorer. But i think the author learned more about himself then the subject. Readable, but disappointing in the end. Beach book you can leave at the rental place when done. Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Breanne McIntyre - Goodreads

While I don't agree with the, with the pace and excitement of a movie thriller," touted on the front cover, I found it overall interesting and - for the most part - captivating. Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Adolfo - Goodreads

great gateway into other books on the native people of the americas. fascinating. Read full review

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