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Buried Treasure

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,184 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,285
Added to site: 2010.01.08
mnybks.net#: 26237
Genres: Short Story, Western
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," said I, "and get out, and be d-- to you."

Finally he agreed; but he refused me a look at the chart, saying that he had left it in a safe place. I believe in reality he wanted to be surer of me, and for that I can hardly blame him.

II--The Murder On the Beach

I had a chum named Billy Simpson, and I rung him in for friendship. Then there was a solemn, tall Texas young fellow, strong as a bull, straight and tough, brought up fighting Injins. He never said much, but I knew he'd be right there when the gong struck. For fourth man I picked out a German named Schwartz. He and Simpson had just come back from the mines together. I took him because he was a friend of Billy's, and besides was young and strong, and was the only man in town excepting the sailor, Anderson, who knew anything about running a boat. I forgot to say that the Texas fellow was named Denton.

We worked the open boat we got, up to Yuma partly with oars and partly by sails. Then we loaded her with grub for a mo

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2010.09.15
Micheline Powley
*****

This is the first book that I've read and installed on my Kobo.
What a wonderful story. Most unexpected ending. A must read. Read it in one day.


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