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The King's Fifth (1966)
by Scott O'Dell
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0618747834, Paperback)
In this deeply affecting novel Scott O’Dell envelops the reader in the heroic world of the conquistadorsa world that is at once somber and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge of eternity with style and uncommon courage.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:44:21 -0500)
A map-maker accompanying a ruthless band of Coronado's soldiers in their search for gold must battle against his own sudden greed.
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