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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon Chapter 11

By David Grann

Chapter 11

Dead Horse Camp

  • Grann uses Google Earth to show his wife where he's going.
  • Why go when you can see everything from the comfort of your computer?
  • Well, the jungle is one big green blur. Grann wants to see what's under that impenetrable canopy.
  • His wife has a few words of advice: "Don't be stupid" (11.7).
  • Smart words before any journey.