The Ferguson Library will host an evening of wine, food, and adventure with Douglas Preston, author of The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story, on Thursday, January 19. A reception begins at 6:30 p.m. with the program at 7 p.m. A book sale and signing will follow Preston's talk. This will be the author's only Connecticut appearance and will include a multi-media presentation.
Since the days of conquistador Hernan Cortes, rumors have circulated about an ancient White City of immense wealth hidden in the Honduran interior. Suspenseful and shocking, filled with colorful history, hair-raising adventure, and dramatic twists of fortune, The Lost City of the Monkey God is the absolutely true, eyewitness account of one of the great discoveries of the 21st century.
Douglas Preston is the author of 35 books, both fiction (co-author with Lincoln Child of the bestselling series of novels featuring FBI agent Pendergast) and nonfiction, 16 of which have been New York Times bestsellers, with several reaching #1. In addition to books, he writes about archaeology and paleontology for The New Yorker, National Geographic, and Smithsonian.