The Narrative of Arthur Gordon The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket Narrarator : The setting is in the Pacific Ocean somewhere along CostaRica. Where Pym, Augustus, Parker, and Dirk Peters are on a ship called the Grampus. The ship has lost all of its sails due to the high winds and thunder storms and is basically floating wherever the wind and the waves take it. The rest of the crew has killed each other off when they attempted to mutany the ship. They have been without food for about 5 days and have been livi
THE LOST WORLD THE LOST WORLD by Michael Crichton This story takes place six years after the Jurassic Park disaster. The book starts out with Ian Malcom giving a speach on his theory of extinction at a place called the Santa Fe Institute. As he\'s talking, a tall man stands up. His name is Richard Levine. He\'s a paleontologist, and he is fairly wealthy. He interrupts Ian to tell him that he doesn\'t think dinosaurs are really extinct. He believes there\'s a lost world on an island somewhere off CostaRica.
Costa RicaCostaRicaCostaRica is officially known as the Republic of CostaRica. It is 19,575 square miles in size and has a population of approximately 3,342,000 people. It is bordered by Panama and Nicaragua. The capital of CostaRica is San Jose. Its coastal areas are hot and humid and heavily forested. It has a large chain of volcanoes rising over 12,000 feet. The official language of CostaRica is Spanish. It is a democratic nation and has no military. CostaRica has only 3 national newspapers. His
The Bay of Pigs InvasionThe Bay of Pigs Invasion The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers and ironically 34 years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castro, is still in power