Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams
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Turn Right at Machu Picchu
By Mark Adams

Turn Right at Machu Picchu

Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

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What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to recreate the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed the Andes in Peru and 'discovered' the famed archaeological site. While history recast Bingham as a liar and a thief, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer's perilous path in search of the truth; the only problem was he had written about adventure far more than he had ever actually lived it. In fact, he had never even slept in a tent. Adams' acclaimed account will thrill all as he travels through these remote and historic hills

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780452297982
ISBN-10: 0452297982
Classification: Travel writing
Format: Paperback (203mm x 134mm x 20mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Plume
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark Adams

Mark Adams's writing has appeared in "GQ, Outside, The New York Times Magazine, Fortune, Rolling Stone," and "National Geographic Adventure," among other publications. He lives near New York City with his wife and their three sons.

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