The Lost City of the Monkey God

The Lost City of the Monkey God
A Book

by Douglas J. Preston

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2017
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN : 9781455540150
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

"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."--"A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle."

Summary and Analysis of The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

Summary and Analysis of The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
Based on the Book by Douglas Preston

by Worth Books

  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 2017-04-25
  • Pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1504030265
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Lost City of the Monkey God tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Douglas Preston’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of The Lost City of the Monkey God includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Profiles of the main characters Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston: Douglas Preston’s The Lost City of the Monkey God is a gripping account of the search for a civilization lost in the impenetrable jungles of Central America. For centuries, legends of the White City—the City of the Monkey God—have infused Central American culture and fired the imaginations of explorers and adventurers worldwide. The conquistadores heard of this marvel, but were never able to penetrate the jungle to find it. Author and journalist Douglas Preston accompanies a team of filmmakers and archaeologists into the one of the deadliest jungles on the planet to rediscover a truly lost world. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

The Lost City of the Monkey God

The Lost City of the Monkey God
A True Story

by Douglas Preston

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2017-01-03
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1455540021
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, named one of the best books of the year by The Boston Globe and National Geographic: acclaimed journalist Douglas Preston takes readers on a true adventure deep into the Honduran rainforest in this riveting narrative about the discovery of a lost civilization -- culminating in a stunning medical mystery. Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. In 1940, swashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying story of having found the Lost City of the Monkey God-but then committed suicide without revealing its location. Three quarters of a century later, bestselling author Doug Preston joined a team of scientists on a groundbreaking new quest. In 2012 he climbed aboard a rickety, single-engine plane carrying the machine that would change everything: lidar, a highly advanced, classified technology that could map the terrain under the densest rainforest canopy. In an unexplored valley ringed by steep mountains, that flight revealed the unmistakable image of a sprawling metropolis, tantalizing evidence of not just an undiscovered city but an enigmatic, lost civilization. Venturing into this raw, treacherous, but breathtakingly beautiful wilderness to confirm the discovery, Preston and the team battled torrential rains, quickmud, disease-carrying insects, jaguars, and deadly snakes. But it wasn't until they returned that tragedy struck: Preston and others found they had contracted in the ruins a horrifying, sometimes lethal-and incurable-disease. Suspenseful and shocking, filled with colorful history, hair-raising adventure, and dramatic twists of fortune, THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD is the absolutely true, eyewitness account of one of the great discoveries of the twenty-first century.

The Lost City of the Monkey God--EXTENDED FREE PREVIEW (first 6 chapters)

The Lost City of the Monkey God--EXTENDED FREE PREVIEW (first 6 chapters)
A True Story

by Douglas Preston

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2016-11-22
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN : 1455598569
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

NAMED A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller! A Best Book of 2017 from the Boston Globe One of the 12 Best Books of the Year from National Geographic Included in Lithub's Ultimate Best Books of 2017 List A Favorite Science Book of 2017 from Science News A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle. Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. In 1940, swashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying story of having found the Lost City of the Monkey God-but then committed suicide without revealing its location. Three quarters of a century later, bestselling author Doug Preston joined a team of scientists on a groundbreaking new quest. In 2012 he climbed aboard a rickety, single-engine plane carrying the machine that would change everything: lidar, a highly advanced, classified technology that could map the terrain under the densest rainforest canopy. In an unexplored valley ringed by steep mountains, that flight revealed the unmistakable image of a sprawling metropolis, tantalizing evidence of not just an undiscovered city but an enigmatic, lost civilization. Venturing into this raw, treacherous, but breathtakingly beautiful wilderness to confirm the discovery, Preston and the team battled torrential rains, quickmud, disease-carrying insects, jaguars, and deadly snakes. But it wasn't until they returned that tragedy struck: Preston and others found they had contracted in the ruins a horrifying, sometimes lethal-and incurable-disease. Suspenseful and shocking, filled with colorful history, hair-raising adventure, and dramatic twists of fortune, THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD is the absolutely true, eyewitness account of one of the great discoveries of the twenty-first century.

Summary of The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston | Conversation Starters

Summary of The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston | Conversation Starters
A Book

by Bookhabits

  • Publisher : Blurb
  • Release : 2019-05-22
  • Pages : 68
  • ISBN : 9781389418181
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston Conversation Starters In "The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story", readers embark on a breathtaking journey about a 1940 discovery that remained a secret for decades, until the author and a team of scientists ventured forth to find the fabled lost city. The novel is very a mix of documentary and memoir, detailing the perils of the quest and the implications of the team's discovery. Douglas Preston delivers "The Lost City of the Monkey God" with an excited and reflective tone, examining the events that shaped arguably one of the most important discoveries of the twenty-first century. Praised for its "well-documented" and captivating story, this book aims to inform readers of the shocking discovery of an ancient city. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

Lost City of the Monkey God

Lost City of the Monkey God
A Book

by Robeet V. Wadden Jr.

  • Publisher : Rogue Phoenix Press
  • Release : 2017-08-08
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN : 1624203353
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Atlantis and Other Lost Civilizations

Atlantis and Other Lost Civilizations
A Book

by Robert Snedden

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-09-03
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 1398200654
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Many people are fascinated with tales of lost civilizations such as Atlantis, Camelot, El Dorado and Lemuria because they believe they may have been real places. There is documented evidence that suggests some ancient stories of lost worlds are grounded in truth. But were they real ancient worlds or mythical lost realms? Be a mystery solver by finding out where stories of these ancient civilizations may have come from and use all the evidence to decide what you believe.

The Lost City

The Lost City
A Book

by George Dismukes

  • Publisher : Melange Books, LLC
  • Release : 2021-02-16
  • Pages : 179
  • ISBN : 1953735436
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

How does someone deal with an enraged 2,000 year old Mayan spirit? Brandon and Andrea must find out, an odyssey that returns them to the deepest, darkest recesses of The Mosquitia Jungle with Naja, Brandon’s 300 pound black jaguar, at their side. Brandon Shaw & Andrea Granger must decide how to deal with a furious ancient Mayan spirit, a complicated problem to be sure. Their quest takes them into the high cloud forests of Guatemala where they meet a mysterious old Mayan named Kan Bah. Next, they find themselves returning to a place they never expected to see again, The Lost City of The Monkey God, located in the far eastern section of the Honduran Mosquitia Jungle. It is here that Brandon Shaw discovers what the ancient spirit is angry about, and also learns more about himself than he ever wanted to know. Most women would run. But that never occurs to Andrea Granger whose devout belief is that love is the strongest force on earth. In this tale of supernatural spirits and a possible 2,000 year old reincarnation, that belief is put to the test.

The lost solar system of the ancients discovered. [With] Appendix

The lost solar system of the ancients discovered. [With] Appendix
A Book

by John Wilson (writer on astronomy.)

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1856
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

The New International Yearbook

The New International Yearbook
A Compendium of the World's Progress for the Year....

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1941
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Jungleland

Jungleland
A Mysterious Lost City, a WWII Spy, and a True Story of Deadly Adventure

by Christopher S. Stewart

  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 2013-01-08
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0062097997
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

"I began to daydream about the jungle...." On April 6, 1940, explorer and future World War II spy Theodore Morde (who would one day attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler), anxious about the perilous journey that lay ahead of him, struggled to fall asleep at the Paris Hotel in La Ceiba, Honduras. Nearly seventy years later, in the same hotel, acclaimed journalist Christopher S. Stewart wonders what he's gotten himself into. Stewart and Morde seek the same answer on their quests: the solution to the riddle of the whereabouts of Ciudad Blanca, buried somewhere deep in the rain forest on the Mosquito Coast. Imagining an immense and immaculate El Dorado–like city made entirely of gold, explorers as far back as the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés have tried to find the fabled White City. Others have gone looking for tall white cliffs and gigantic stone temples—no one found a trace. Legends, like the jungle, are dense and captivating. Many have sought their fortune or fame down the Río Patuca—from Christopher Columbus to present-day college professors—and many have died or disappeared. What begins as a passing interest slowly turns into an obsession as Stewart pieces together the whirlwind life and mysterious death of Morde, a man who had sailed around the world five times before he was thirty and claimed to have discovered what he called the Lost City of the Monkey God. Armed with Morde's personal notebooks and the enigmatic coordinates etched on his well-worn walking stick, Stewart sets out to test the jungle himself—and to test himself in the jungle. As we follow the parallel journeys of Morde and Stewart, the ultimate destination morphs with their every twist and turn. Are they walking in circles? Or are they running from their own shadows? Jungleland is part detective story, part classic tale of man versus wild in the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Lost in Shangri-La. A story of young fatherhood as well as the timeless call of adventure, this is an epic search for answers in a place where nothing is guaranteed, least of all survival.

Lost Cities, Ancient Tombs

Lost Cities, Ancient Tombs
100 Discoveries That Changed the World

by Ann R. Williams

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021-11-02
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9781426221989
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Blending high adventure with history, this chronicle of 100 astonishing discoveries from the Dead Sea Scrolls to the fabulous "Lost City of the Monkey God" tells incredible stories of how explorers and archaeologists have uncovered the clues that illuminate our past. Archaeology is the key that unlocks our deepest history. Ruined cities, golden treasures, cryptic inscriptions, and ornate tombs have been found across the world, and yet these artifacts of ages past often raised more questions than answers. But with the emergence of archaeology as a scientific discipline in the 19th century, everything changed. Illustrated with dazzling photographs, this enlightening narrative tells the story of human civilization through 100 key expeditions, spanning six continents and more than three million years of history. Each account relies on firsthand reports from explorers, antiquarians, and scientists as they crack secret codes, evade looters and political suppression, fall in love, commit a litany of blunders, and uncover ancient curses. Pivotal discoveries include: King Tut's tomb of treasure Terracotta warriors escorting China's first emperor into the afterlife The glorious Anglo-Saxon treasure of Sutton-Hoo Graves of the Scythians, the real Amazon warrior women New findings on the grim fate of the colonists of Jamestown With a foreword from bestselling author Douglas Preston, Lost Cities, Ancient Tombs is an expertly curated and breath-taking panorama of the human journey.

Quest for the Lost City

Quest for the Lost City
A Book

by Dana Lamb,Ginger Lamb

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1984
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Historical and Descriptive Sketch of His Highness the Nizam's Dominions

Historical and Descriptive Sketch of His Highness the Nizam's Dominions
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1884
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

The New International Year Book

The New International Year Book
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1941
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

The Monkey King & Other Stories

The Monkey King & Other Stories
A Book

by Griffin Ondaatje

  • Publisher : New Delhi : HarperCollins Publishers India
  • Release : 1995
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

Retelling of traditional tales from the East. Through Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim tales, this collection celebrates the centuries-old tradition of storytelling. Richly imaginative and inspiring stories that speak of animal kings and flying elephants, monks, thieves and gods.

The Scorpion's Tail

The Scorpion's Tail
A Book

by Douglas Preston,Lincoln Child

  • Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Release : 2021-01-07
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1838931260
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

#1 bestselling authors Preston & Child return with the next book in a series featuring archaeologist Nora Kelly and FBI Agent Corrie Swanson. After a shoot-out leaves a senior FBI agent gravely wounded, Corrie Swanson finds herself under investigation. Her supervisor assures her she's not to blame and the black mark on her record will be cleared in short order. But Corrie finds she cannot shake off an overwhelming feeling of guilt. As a distraction, she takes on a new case involving a fifty-year-old, mummified corpse discovered in a hidden enclave at High Lonesome, a long-abandoned New Mexico ghost town. Quickly out of her depth, she realizes she needs the help of her old enemy, archaeologist Nora Kelly. The two women soon uncover a startling truth: the deceased was poisoned, and died clutching a priceless artifact. Can the two women solve the mystery of the scorpion's tail? Or will they – like others before them – die in the attempt?

Talking to the Ground

Talking to the Ground
A Book

by Douglas Preston

  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 2019-06-04
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1982112190
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Lost City of the Monkey God comes an entrancing, eloquent, and entertaining account of the author’s adventurous journey on horseback through the Southwest in the heart of Navajo desert country. In 1992 author Douglas Preston and his wife and daughter rode horseback across 400 miles of desert in Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. They were retracing the route of a Navajo deity, the Slayer of Alien Gods, on his quest to restore beauty and balance to the Earth. More than a travelogue, Preston’s account of their “one tough journey, luminously remembered” (Kirkus Reviews) is a tale of two cultures meeting in a sacred land and is “like traveling across unknown territory with Lewis and Clark to the Pacific” (Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee).

Variety's Complete Home Video Directory

Variety's Complete Home Video Directory
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1988
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK

The National Geographic Magazine

The National Geographic Magazine
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1943
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
GET BOOK