La Ciudad Perdida del Dios Mono : una historia real
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384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : chiefly color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
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Spanish

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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 having committed suicide without revealing its location. Three quarters of a century later, bestselling author Doug Preston joined a team of scientists on a new quest. In 2012 he climbed aboard a rickety plane carrying the machine that would change everything: lidar, a highly advanced technology that could map the terrain under the densest rainforest canopy. In an unexplored valley ringed by steep mountains, that flight revealed the image of a sprawling metropolis, tantalizing evidence of not just an undiscovered city but an enigmatic, lost civilization. Venturing into this treacherous but breathtaking 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. -- from dust jacket.
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Text in Spanish, translated from the English.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Preston, D. J., & López Araiza Bravo, H. (2018). La Ciudad Perdida del Dios Mono: una historia real . Literatura Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Preston, Douglas J and Hugo López Araiza Bravo. 2018. La Ciudad Perdida Del Dios Mono: Una Historia Real. Literatura Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Preston, Douglas J and Hugo López Araiza Bravo. La Ciudad Perdida Del Dios Mono: Una Historia Real Literatura Random House, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Preston, Douglas J., and Hugo López Araiza Bravo. La Ciudad Perdida Del Dios Mono: Una Historia Real Literatura Random House, 2018.

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