The Lost City of Z Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

David Grann
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Part One - Chapters 1-5

• In Chapter 1, Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett was an internationally-known explorer of the Amazon.

• He was one of the last great Victorian explorers who would go into the unknown with little more than a machete and a compass.

• In 1925, Fawcett set off to find The Lost City of Z.

• The destination of the trip was so secret, even Fawcett’s wife did not know exactly where he was going.

• Although some did not believe there could be a lost city in the Amazon, the world watched as Fawcett embarked on his journey.

• Fawcett’s son Jack, who was 21, and Jack’s best friend Raleigh Rimmell were the only two companions Fawcett took with him.

• In Chapter 2, Grann describes how the Amazon begins high in the Andes mountains at 18,000 feet.

• There it is little more than a trickle of water.

• In 1996, a Brazilian banker named...

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