The Carreta

Traven, B.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Date Published: 1970
Edition: First American edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 16199


264pp. Octavo [21 cm] Brown cloth with gilt title on the backstrip. Very good./Near fine. Light nicking to corners of spine faded jacket. Ink underlining on jacket's rear flap.


This work is the first novel in the reclusive author's 'Jungle Novels'. The 'Jungle' novels chronicle the exploitation of the native peoples living in 'monterias', or mahogany logging camps of the rain forests of Chiapas, by the wealthy Spanish landowners during the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz.

By This Author: Traven, B.
By This Publisher: Hill & Wang