Dragon"s teeth. by Upton Sinclair

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Published by Viking Press in New York .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsPS3537 I85 D7
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Pagination631p.
Number of Pages631
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Open LibraryOL18105476M

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"Dragon's Teeth" is the most celebrated novel of this Upton Sinclair series, as it won the "Pulitzer Prize for the Novel" in This book coverswith a special emphasis on the Nazi takeover of Germany in the : Simon Publications, LLC.

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Michael Crichton () was the author of the bestselling novels The Terminal Man, The Great Train Robbery, Jurassic Park, Sphere, Disclosure, Prey, State of Fear, Next and Dragon Teeth, among many others.

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The Dragon's Teeth. Page 1 of More Books. More by this Author. Cadmus, Phoenix, and Cilix, the three sons of King Agenor, and their little sister Europa (who was a very beautiful child), were at play together near the seashore in their father's kingdom of Phoenicia.

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Full black leather with gilt titles to banded spine and gilt illustrated designs front and rear; all edges gilt; orange silk. In Greek myth, dragon's teeth feature prominently in the legends of the Phoenician prince Cadmus and Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece. In each case, the dragon's teeth, once planted, would grow into fully armed warriors.

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Jason sows the dragon’s teeth On J Ap By Rajen Jani In Greek Mythology Once upon a time, Jason, the son of Aeson, desired the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes of Colchis, who agreed on the condition that Jason completed three tasks.

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