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The search for lost cities

by Nicola Barber

  • 163 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extinct cities -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cities and towns, Ancient -- Juvenile literature,
  • Civilization, Ancient -- Juvenile literature,
  • Extinct cities,
  • Cities and towns, Ancient,
  • Civilization, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

    StatementNicola Barber.
    SeriesTreasure hunters, Treasure hunters (Austin, Tex.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC176 .B37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1001521M
    ISBN 100817248404
    LC Control Number96040495
    OCLC/WorldCa36165078

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      While it's never been confirmed, it's possible that Fawcett's lost city was based on legends surrounding Kuhikugu, a nearby archaeological complex discovered in the early 21st century that once supported more t people. In , American author David Grann released a book on Fawcett's search titled "The Lost City of Z."Author: Michael D'estries. -Keeper of the Lost Cities- Aelene Faren, a girl with dark red hair and midnight blue eyes, never thought she was anything special. When your Dad is the most feared person in the Lost Cities, you can imagine the baggage that comes with it. Then Project Moonlark comes, but no one realizes the NeverS.


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