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Audible RSS Feeds - Travel and Adventure. Travel and Adventure Audio Programs. Travel and Adventure Audio Programs-A grand mystery reaching back centuries. A sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world. A quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek to solve it. iThe Lost City of Zi is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon.pAfter stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed iNew Yorkeri writer David Grann set out to solve the greatest exploration mystery of the 20th century: What happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his quest for the Lost City of ZpIn 1925 Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, hoping to make one of the most important discoveries in history.pFor centuries Europeans believed the worlds largest jungle concealed the glittering kingdom of El Dorado. Thousands had died looking for it, leaving many scientists convinced that the Amazon was truly inimical to humankind. But Fawcett, whose daring expeditions helped inspire Conan Doyles iThe Lost World,i had spent years building his scientific case. Captivating the imagination of millions, Fawcett embarked with his 21-year-old son, determined to prove that this ancient civilization, which he dubbed Z, existed. Then he and his expedition vanished.pFawcetts fate, and the tantalizing clues he left behind about Z, became an obsession for hundreds who followed him into the uncharted wilderness. For decades scientists and adventurers have searched for evidence of Fawcetts party and the lost City of Z. As David Grann delved ever deeper into the mystery surrounding Fawcetts quest, and the greater mystery of what lies within the Amazon, he found himself, like the generations who preceded him, being irresistibly drawn into the jungles green hell. His quest for the truth and his stunning discoveries about Fawcetts fate and Z form the heart of this complex, enthralling narrative.

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