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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Author(s): B Traven

Location(s): Mexico

Genre(s): Fiction

One of the greatest books ever written. It was made into a movie by the same name, which in turn is regarded as one of the greatest movies ever made. First published in 1935, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is Traven’s most famous work, the riveting story of three down-and-out Americans hunting for gold in Mexico.

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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