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 (trā′vən), B. Probable original name Berick Traven Torsvan. 1890-1969.
American-born writer who is best known for his novel The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1927).
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Traven

(ˈtrɑːvən)
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(Biography) B(en), original name Albert Otto Max Feige. ?1882–1969, US novelist, born in Germany and living in Mexico from 1920, who kept his identity secret. His novels, originally written in German, include The Treasure of Sierra Madre (1934)
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