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Deep in the African rain forest, near the legendary ruins of the Lost City of Zinj, an expedition of eight American geologists are mysteriously and brutally killed in a matter of minutes.
Ten thousand miles away, Karen Ross, the Congo Project Supervisor, watches a gruesome video transmission of the aftermath: a camp destroyed, tents crushed and torn, equipment scattered in the mud alongside dead bodiesall motionless except for one moving imagea grainy, dark, man-shaped blur.
In San Francisco, primatologist Peter Elliot works with Amy, a gorilla with an extraordinary vocabulary of 620 "signs", the most ever learned by a primate, and she likes to finger paint. But recently her behavior has been erratic and her drawings match, with stunning accuracy, the brittle pages of a Portuguese print dating back to 1642... a drawing of an ancient lost city. A new expeditionalong with Amy is sent into the Congo, where they enter a secret world, and the only way out may be through a horrifying death...
|Publish Date:||Apr 28, 2009|
|Number of Pages:||496|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.6|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||7.6 x 4.2 x 1.2|
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