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Turn right at Machu Picchu : rediscovering the lost city one step at a time, Mark Adams

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Turn right at Machu Picchu : rediscovering the lost city one step at a time
Title
Turn right at Machu Picchu
Title remainder
rediscovering the lost city one step at a time
Statement of responsibility
Mark Adams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and 'discovered' Machu Picchu. While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless artifacts and credit for finding the great archaeological site, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer's perilous path in search of the truth-except Adams had written about adventure far more than he'd actually lived it. In fact, he'd never even slept in a tent. Turn Right at Machu Picchu is Adams's fascinating and funny account of his journey through some of the world's most majestic, historic and remote landscapes guided only by a hard-as-nails Australian survivalist and one nagging question: Just what was Machu Picchu?
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
985.37
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Turn right at Machu Picchu : rediscovering the lost city one step at a time, Mark Adams
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Turn right at Machu Picchu : rediscovering the lost city one step at a time, Mark Adams
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-317) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14672375
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
333 pages, [16] p of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922079954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1658879
  • (OCoLC)821035677
  • (OCoLC)818970352

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