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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1927)
by B. Traven
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0809001608, Paperback)
The Treasure of Sierra Madre is the literary masterpiece for America's pop mythology of the Wild West. A savagely ironic novel, it follows the rugged adventure of three Americans hunting for gold in the mountains of Mexico who find themselves caught in a morality tale of greed and betrayal. Originally published in 1935, the book has captivated millions of readers, including the director John Huston, who immortalized it in his 1948 film starring Humphrey Bogart. This is a timeless story that has much to teach us, for, as we all know, finding the treasure is always secondary to the hunt.
(retrieved from Amazon Fri, 04 Jan 2013 09:08:04 -0500)
Three American adventurers decide to invest their resources in a dangerous search for a lost gold mine in the mountains of Mexico.
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