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1. Percy Fawcett

1.1. Fawcett was a European explorer. He was born August 18th, 1867.

1.1.1. Fawcett disappeared with his son Jack and his so's friend Raleigh in 1925 while searching for an ancient civilization known as "Z'. They have never returned.

1.1.1.1. Fawcett was a dedicated man and never wanted to give up. No matter how difficult the conditions were he insisted on pushing forward.

1.1.1.1.1. Fawcett is said to be the inspiration for the character known as Indiana Jones.

2. Savages

2.1. There were many tribes in the Amazon region. They were referred to as savages. Not all tribes were hostile, some of them welcomed visitors. Others were threatened and attempted to capture and murder or even eat people who strayed into their territory.

2.1.1. Most tribes would accept gifts as a sign of a piece treaty. Explorers would present chiefs with small gifts in hopes of gaining the tribes acceptance.

2.1.1.1. Many explorers were held for ransom by these savages. Lynch was held captive with his son and wasn't released until they surrendered their boats and some equipment.

3. David Grann

3.1. David Grann is the author of the book " The Lost City of Z"

3.1.1. David Grann researched Fawcett and even went into the Amazon to try to retrace his route. David did not find Fawcett but has found evidence that may prove that there was once a Z.

3.1.1.1. David Grann was born March 10, 1967 in New York, New York.

4. Jack Fawcett

4.1. Jack Fawcett was said to be Percy Fawcett's favorite son.

4.1.1. Jack was very athletic. He was adventurous and always dreamed of going on an adventure with his father.

4.1.1.1. Jack Fawcett disappeared in 1925 along with his father and his best friend Raleigh Rimmel in search for Z.

5. Diagnostic

5.1. Reading some other works by David Grann would be a good way to understand his view on his subjects.

5.1.1. Paraphrasing is restating a passage in your own words.

5.1.1.1. Connotation is the possible second meaning of a word.

5.1.1.1.1. The root of the word production is prōductiō.