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The gringo

Lee Thomas

The gringo

by Lee Thomas

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lee Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination155p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16797243M
ISBN 100709021844
OCLC/WorldCa59692590

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  Directed by Luis Puenzo. With Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits, Patricio Contreras. When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, befriends Gen. Arroyo and meets Harriet. Bierce is a famous writer, who /10(K). Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton and Thandie Newton star in Gringo. Watch the trailer, search times and book online.


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