The Lost City of Z - Part One (Chapters 1-5) Summary & Analysis

David Grann
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Colonel Fawcett's story is told in past tense. Colonel Fawcett was a world-renowned Amazon explorer, and one of the last great Victorian geographers who explored uncharted lands in South America. In 1925, Fawcett embarked on his most dangerous and secretive quest: a mission to find The Lost City of Z, a mythical Eldorado-like city of gold. Although Fawcett had many detractors who did not believe in Z's existence, the eyes of the world were upon him. Fawcett believed a sophisticated city existed based on his old forays into the Amazon, information he guarded jealously. For his quest, Fawcett brought along his son Jack and Jack's best friend Raleigh Rimell. Fawcett believed they were both hardy young men who would stay loyal to him in the jungle. Jack grew up idealizing his father and had been preparing for such a journey all his...

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