A new addition to the Spring 2010 list is Exploration Fawcett, by Col. Percy Fawcett, the true story behind David Grann's #1 bestseller The Lost City of Z. Now available for the first time in the US since 1953, this new paperback edition will go on sale on April 7.
Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett – the legendary British explorer – disappeared in Brazil’s unknown and unexplored territory in 1925. For ten years he had wandered through remote jungles and along death-filled rivers in search of lost cities. Convinced he knew the location of such a hidden place, The Lost City of Z, and longing to uncover the secrets of the Amazon, he headed off into the wild for the last time – never to be heard from again.
In Exploration Fawcett, the thrilling and astonishing story of what happened during that time is told - compiled by his son from the records his father left behind. including manuscripts, letters, logbooks and private papers. To this day, Colonel Fawcett’s disappearance remains a great mystery.