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The Resource The lost city of the Monkey God : a true story, Douglas Preston

The lost city of the Monkey God : a true story, Douglas Preston

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The lost city of the Monkey God : a true story
Title
The lost city of the Monkey God
Title remainder
a true story
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Preston
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Douglas Preston takes readers on an adventure deep into the Honduran jungle in this riveting, danger-filled true story about the discovery of an ancient lost civilization"--
Summary
Though he's probably better known as the co-author of the suspenseful Pendergast novels, Douglas Preston also writes thrilling nonfiction. In his latest real-life adventure tale, he gives us a compelling, high-octane account of his travels in Honduras' Mosquitia area, where he's part of a team looking for evidence of the fabled Ciudad Blanca (The White City) aka "The Lost City of the Monkey God" -- but the group has to deal with unfriendly soldiers, parasites, jaguars, snakes, insects, and more. -- Description by Dawn Towery
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10548578
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
972.85
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F1509.M9
LC item number
P74 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a true story
Label
The lost city of the Monkey God : a true story, Douglas Preston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gates of Hell -- Somewhere in the Americas -- The devil had killed him -- A land of cruel jungles -- One of the few remaining mysteries -- The heart of darkness -- The fish that swallowed the whale -- Lasers in the jungle -- Something nobody had done-- The most dangerous place on the planet -- Uncharted territory -- No coincidences -- Fer-de-Lance -- Don't pick the flowers -- Human hands -- "I'm going down" -- A bewitchment place -- Quagmire -- Controversy -- The cave of the Glowing Skulls -- The symbol of death -- They came to wither the flowers -- White leprosy -- The National Institutes of Health -- An isolated species -- La Ciudad del Jaguar -- We are orphans
Control code
20839831
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455540006
Lccn
2016037247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (DLC)ocm00007484
  • .b3285416x
Label
The lost city of the Monkey God : a true story, Douglas Preston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-318) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gates of Hell -- Somewhere in the Americas -- The devil had killed him -- A land of cruel jungles -- One of the few remaining mysteries -- The heart of darkness -- The fish that swallowed the whale -- Lasers in the jungle -- Something nobody had done-- The most dangerous place on the planet -- Uncharted territory -- No coincidences -- Fer-de-Lance -- Don't pick the flowers -- Human hands -- "I'm going down" -- A bewitchment place -- Quagmire -- Controversy -- The cave of the Glowing Skulls -- The symbol of death -- They came to wither the flowers -- White leprosy -- The National Institutes of Health -- An isolated species -- La Ciudad del Jaguar -- We are orphans
Control code
20839831
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455540006
Lccn
2016037247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (DLC)ocm00007484
  • .b3285416x

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