Cup of Gold

Cup of Gold

A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History


Introduction by: Susan F. Beegel

Format
Ebook
Price
$12.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781440630828
  • 240 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

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.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
Cup of Gold

Cup of Gold

John Steinbeck, Introduction by: Susan F. Beegel

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