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Author Honigsbaum, Mark.
Title Valverde's gold : in search of the last great Inca treasure / Mark Honigsbaum.
Published New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
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 Floor2  F3716 .H66 2004    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xii, 348 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-335) and index.
Contents The bearded man -- A "trustworthy document" -- The Derrotero -- An unexpected invitation -- "A story to astound the world" -- A literary gold mine -- An invaluable manuscript -- Insight in the gold room -- Conversations with an orchidist -- Audience with a priest -- Where I show Blake's maps to Roland and his opinion thereof -- Where I travel to Píllaro and meet the famous Don Segundo -- The ascent of the Mesa Tablón and Don Segundo's story about a "red-haired" explorer -- The ranges at last and a decision reached -- Dead ends -- Seville -- "Gold, ghosts and Commander Dyott" -- Roland and Andy Redux -- Oro es trabajo.
Subject Ecuador -- Description and travel.
Treasure troves -- Ecuador.
Incas -- Antiquities.
Honigsbaum, Mark.
ISBN 0374191700 (hc : alk. paper)
OCLC number 54356528