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Cup of Gold  review

 
Author: John Steinbeck
genre: Roman
ISBN: 0141186127
 

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. Morgan was obsessive. He had two driving ambitions: to possess the beautiful woman called La Santa Roja and to conquer Panama, the “cup of gold.” Steinbeck’s first novel and sole work of historical fiction, Cup of Gold is a lush, lyrical swashbuckling pirate fantasy, and sure to add new dimensions to readers’ perceptions of this all-American writer. This edition features an introduction by Susan F. Beegel.

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DaveJohnson490 2015-03-20 11:00
Cup of Gold! A pirate fantasy story based on the legends of mid 1650s-1660s. Henry Morgan the pirate, who terrorized the coast of Cuba and America. His driving two ambitions were to possess a woman whom he love La Santa Roja and to conquer Panama, the "cup of gold". I believe that this story has much to give to the readers. Great work on story!
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