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Digging the Past: The Lost City of the Monkey God


Douglas Preston describes the excavation of a lost, ancient city deep within the jungles of Honduras and the plagues that followed for those who participated in this dig. He will discuss his true account of a gripping story of lost worlds and perhaps the curses that can afflict those who violate tribal lore. Assistive listening devices available.


Panelist
Douglas Preston

Douglas Preston is the author of thirty-five books, twenty-two of which have been New York Times best-sellers. He has worked as an editor at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and taught writing at Princeton University....

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Books:
The Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston
Science / Medicine / Technology
Grand Central Publishing
September 2017
ISBN 9781455540013
336 pages
$15.99, INSTOCK
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The #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller! A five-hundred-year-old legend. More/less

Cities of Gold
Douglas Preston
History
UNM Press
November 1998
ISBN 9780826320865
480 pages
$29.95, INSTORE
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This riveting true story recounts the author's journey on horseback across Arizona and New Mexico, retracing Coronado's desperate search for the legendary Seven Cities of Gold. More/less

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