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The treasure of the Sierra Madre by B. Traven

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Published by R. Bentley in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementB. Traven.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.T6985 Tr 1979, PT3919.T7 Tr 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination308 p. ;
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4407274M
ISBN 100837604362
LC Control Number79010456

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Free download or read online The Treasure of the Sierra Madre pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by B. Traven. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are,/5. A rare certainty is that B. Traven lived much of his life in Mexico, where the majority of his fiction is also set—including his best-known work, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (), which was adapted as the Academy Award nominated film of the same name in Virtually every detail of Traven's life has been disputed and hotly debated/5. Jun 20,  · "All that glitters is not gold", says the adage. The Treasure of Sierra Madre by B. Traven, though, is a real nugget. Set in Mexico, this adventure about three down and out Americans' quest for gold in the wilderness of the Sierra Madre makes for some fine reading/5. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a American western adventure drama written and directed by John rolf-luettecke.com is an adaptation of B. Traven's novel of the same name, set in the s, in which, driven by their desperate economic plight, two young men, Fred C. Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Bob Curtin (), join old-timer Howard (Walter Huston, the director's father) in Mexico to prospect Based on: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, .

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 , the book has captivated millions of readers, including the director John. Director John Huston had read the book "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" by B. Traven in and had always thought the material would make a great movie. Based on a 19th-century ballad by a German poet, Traven's book reminded Huston of his own adventures in the Mexican cavalry. Oct 30,  · Parents need to know that The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, director John Huston's exploration of greed, betrayal, and conscience, is a classic black-and-white film based on B. Traven's novel of the same name. Probably younger viewers will be uninterested, but older teens who are students of classic film may appreciate the 4/4. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre describes three down-on-their-luck adventurers as they seek their fortunes mining for gold in the mountains of Mexico. It not only details the physical hardships.