Cradle of Gold The Story of Hiram Bingham, a Real-Life Indiana Jones, and the Search for Machu Picchu

ISBN-10: 0230112048

ISBN-13: 9780230112049

Edition: 2011

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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 7/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.16" wide x 9.19" long x 0.89" tall
Weight: 0.792

R. A. Salvatore was born in Leominster, Massachusetts on January 20, 1959. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Fitchburg State College in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. He began writing seriously in 1982 and became a full-time writer in 1990. His first novel, The Crystal Shard, was published in 1988. His other works include The Halfling's Gem; Sojourn; The Legacy; Starless Night; Vector Prime; and The Two Swords. He is also the author of numerous series including The Dark Elf Trilogy; Paths of Darkness; The Hunter's Blades Trilogy; The Cleric Quintet; Saga of the First King; Neverwinter Saga and TheSundering. He made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title's Charon's Claw, Night of the Hunter: Companions Codex, 1 and Rise of the King.Christopher Heaneyworked as a journalist in Peru on a Fulbright fellowship. He has written articles on Hiram Bingham for theNewRepublicandThe New York Times. A graduate of Yale University, he is currently a doctoral candidate in Latin American History at the University of Texas, Austin.

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Preface: Beneath the Hat
Introduction: The Last City of the Incas: The Sixteenth-Century Conquest
The Explorer
The Black Temple
The Ivory Tower
The Compass
Into the Andes
Cuzco, the Navel of the World
Choqquequirau, the Cradle of Gold
Interlude: Manco Inca
The Search
Best Laid Plans
Dead Man's Gulch
The Discoverers of Machu Picchu
The White Temple
The Plain of Ghosts
Interlude: Titu Cusi
The Resurrectionists
The Deal
The Cemetery of the Incas
The Debate
The Prize
Interlude: Tupac Amaru
Bonesmen
Between the Poles
Temptation
Roads to Ruins
The Trial of Hiram Bingham
Airborne
Returns
Epilogue
Afterword
Acknowledgments
A Note on Sources
Notes
Index
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