Many libraries are now open for Express Visits! Know before you go. We still offer contactless pickup and return with Books on the Go!

Not getting our emails? Read our FAQ about this issue.

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
(OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(6)
4 star
 
(4)
3 star
 
(2)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(2)
Author:
Status:
Available from OverDrive
More Details
Published:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group 2009
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Street Date:
02/24/2009
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781415960264
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection22
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

David Grann. (2009). The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

David Grann. 2009. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

David Grann, The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

David Grann. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon. Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, 2009.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
0c176d4c-92da-f620-a123-13b98eb387e0
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Apr 23, 2014 15:26:28
Date Updated:
Dec 08, 2020 01:04:31
Last Metadata Check:
Feb 21, 2021 07:33:51
Last Metadata Change:
Feb 13, 2021 17:29:43
Last Availability Check:
Feb 21, 2021 07:33:51
Last Availability Change:
Jan 26, 2021 17:06:18
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Feb 24, 2021 07:30:34

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1191-1/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1191-1/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1191-1/017/D1B/03/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1191-1/017/D1B/03/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: 8
            • value: penguinrandomhouse_audio#9780739376997
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781415960264
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • identifiers:
            • type: 8
            • value: penguinrandomhouse_audio#9780739376997
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781415960264
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
mediaType
Audiobook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: David Grann
title
The Lost City of Z
dateAdded
2011-01-26T10:51:10.38-05:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=426&titleID=193583
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Wake County Public Libraries (NC)
          • id: 1893
sortTitle
Lost City of Z A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
crossRefId
193583
subtitle
A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
id
017d1b03-f068-4f8b-b428-55b7b46e9208
starRating
3.7

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1191-1/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1191-1/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1191-1/017/D1B/03/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1191-1/017/D1B/03/{017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
formats
      • fileName: LostCityofZ-3689
      • partCount: 8
      • fileSize: 290816184
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: penguinrandomhouse_audio#9780739376997
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781415960264
      • rights:
            • type: PlayOnPC
            • value: 1
            • type: PlayOnPCCount
            • value: -1
            • type: BurnToCD
            • value: 1
            • type: BurnToCDCount
            • value: -1
            • type: PlayOnPM
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToNonSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferCount
            • value: -1
            • type: CollaborativePlay
            • value: 0
            • type: PublicPerformance
            • value: 0
            • type: TranscodeToAAC
            • value: 1
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • onSaleDate: 02/24/2009
      • samples:
            • source: Introduction
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1191-1/193583-TheLostCityOfZ.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1191-1/193583-TheLostCityOfZ.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: LostCityofZ-3689
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 290231478
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: penguinrandomhouse_audio#9780739376997
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781415960264
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 02/24/2009
      • samples:
            • source: Introduction
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1191-1/193583-TheLostCityOfZ.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1191-1/193583-TheLostCityOfZ.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=017D1B03-F068-4F8B-B428-55B7B46E9208&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Grann, David
      • bioText: David Grann has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2003. He has written about everything from New York City's antiquated water tunnels to the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, from the hunt for the giant squid to the mysterious death of the world's greatest Sherlock Holmes expert. His stories have appeared in several anthologies, and he has written for the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic, where he is also a contributing editor.
      • name: David Grann
      • role: Narrator
      • fileAs: Deakins, Mark
      • name: Mark Deakins
imprint
Random House Audio
subjects
      • value: History
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDate
2009-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
publishDateText
02/24/2009
mediaType
Audiobook
shortDescription
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. The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon.
After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed New Yorker writer David Grann set out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century": What happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his quest for the Lost City of Z?
In 1925 Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, hoping to make one of the most important discoveries in history. For centuries Europeans believed the world's 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...
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
The Lost City of Z
fullDescription
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. The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon.
After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, acclaimed New Yorker writer David Grann set out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century": What happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his quest for the Lost City of Z?
In 1925 Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, hoping to make one of the most important discoveries in history. For centuries Europeans believed the world’s 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 Doyle’s The Lost World, had spent years building his scientific case. Captivating the imagination of millions around the globe, Fawcett embarked with his twenty-one-year-old son, determined to prove that this ancient civilization—which he dubbed “Z”—existed. Then he and his expedition vanished.
Fawcett’s 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 Fawcett’s party and the lost City of Z. Countless have perished, been captured by tribes, or gone mad. As David Grann delved ever deeper into the mystery surrounding Fawcett’s 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 jungle’s “green hell.” His quest for the truth and his stunning discoveries about Fawcett’s fate and “Z” form the heart of this complex, enthralling narrative.
sortTitle
Lost City of Z A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
crossRefId
193583
awards
      • source: Notable Books Council
      • value: Notable Books for Adults
subtitle
A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
popularity
2061
publisher
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BLQAAAA2a/products/017d1b03-f068-4f8b-b428-55b7b46e9208/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
017d1b03-f068-4f8b-b428-55b7b46e9208
starRating
3.7
Formats
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Works on MP3 Players, PCs, and Macs. Some mobile devices may require an application to be installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem using our eCollection, please visit our support center.