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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City

Author: Adams, Mark

Publisher: Dutton Books

Format:Hardcover
List Price:$27.95
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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City : A few years ago, Mark Adams made a strange discovery: Far from alien conspiracy theories and other pop culture myths, everything we know about the legendary lost city of Atlantis comes from the work of one man, the Greek philosopher Plato. Stranger still: Adams learned there is an entire global sub-culture of amateur explorers who are still actively and obsessively searching for this sunken city, based entirely on Plato's detailed clues. What Adams didn't realize was that Atlantis is kind of like a virus - and he'd been exposed.

In Meet Me in Atlantis, Adams racks up frequent-flier miles tracking down these Atlantis obsessives, trying to determine why they believe it's possible to find the world's most famous lost city - and whether any of their theories could prove or disprove its existence. The result is a classic quest that takes readers to fascinating locations to meet irresistible characters; and a deep, often humorous look at the human longing to rediscover a lost world.


Category   Subject
History & Geography   Expeditions & Discoveries
Social Science   Folklore & Mythology
Biography & Autobiography   Historical

ISBN 13:9780525953708
ISBN 10:0525953701
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:307
Size:9.33" l x 6.34" w x 1.13" h
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