The Lost City

by Joseph E. Badger

Publisher: Book Jungle

Written in English
Cover of: The Lost City | Joseph E. Badger
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  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • General,
  • Literary Collections / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12557657M
ISBN 101604240210
ISBN 109781604240214
OCLC/WorldCa180191267

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A sensational disapp /5. An Amazon Best Book of January Inauthor Douglas Preston joined a team of explorers searching for Ciudad Blanca (“The White City”), a legendary ruin hidden in the dense jungle of eastern Honduras.

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In The Lost City of Z book on which the movie is based, author David Grann describes the debilitating nature of the bugs, which drove some of the explorers mad.

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