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B. Berick Traven Torsvan, 1890–1969, U.S.-born novelist in Mexico.
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British Dictionary definitions for Traven
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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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