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Cup of Gold - John Steinbeck, Susan F. Beegel
Cup of Gold
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A STANDOUT in the Steinbeck canon, Cup of Gold is edgy and adventurous, brash and distrustful of society, and sure to add a new dimension to the common perception of this all-American writer. Steinbeck?s first novel and sole work of historical fiction contains themes that resonate throughout the... show more
A STANDOUT in the Steinbeck canon, Cup of Gold is edgy and adventurous, brash and distrustful of society, and sure to add a new dimension to the common perception of this all-American writer. Steinbeck?s first novel and sole work of historical fiction contains themes that resonate throughout the author?s prodigious body of work. From the mid-1650s through the 1660s, Henry Morgan, a pirate and outlaw of legendary viciousness, ruled the Spanish Main. He ravaged the coasts of Cuba and America, striking terror wherever he went. And he had two driving ambitions: to possess the beautiful woman called La Santa Roja, and to conquer Panama, the ?cup of gold.?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143039457 (0143039458)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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2.0 Cup of Gold
Cup of Gold had all the elements that promised an enjoyable read for me: Steinbeck, pirates, historical fiction. And, yet, I was so bored. Apparently, this is Steinbeck's first novel. Knowing this, I can forgive the book some of the tediousness and lack of message, but still, knowing what Steinb...
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