Books
11:35 am
Tue March 31, 2009

The Lost City of Z

New Yorker writer David Grann talks about Amazon explorer Percy Harrison Fawcett and his search for the Lost City of Z.

Kansas City, MO – New Yorker writer David Grann talks with Up to Date host Steve Kraske about Amazon explorer Percy Harrison Fawcett and his search for the Lost City of Z, what Grann did when he discovered about the explorer's fate, whether the City of Z actually existed, and why this adventure which has inspired films like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is being turned into a new film starring Brad Pitt. Fawcett's new book is titled The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon.


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