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The Mine with the Iron Door

by Harold Bell Wright

It tells the story of a man named Hugh Mottram who goes on a journey of self-discovery and adventure in the American Southwest. The novel was first published in 1923 and became an instant bestseller. Set in the early 1900s, the story follows Hugh Mottram as he embarks on a quest to find the legendary Mine with the Iron Door, a hidden gold mine in the mountains of Arizona. Along the way, he meets a variety of colorful characters, including a mysterious woman named Joy, who become his companions on the journey. As Hugh and his companions traverse the rugged terrain of the Southwest, they encounter various challenges and obstacles, including hostile Native American tribes, treacherous canyons, and dangerous wildlife. As they make their way closer to the mine, they begin to unravel the secrets and mysteries that surround it. Wright's vivid descriptions of the landscapes and characters bring the story to life, and his use of themes such as redemption, faith, and human connection add depth to the narrative. "The Mine with the Iron Door" is a thrilling adventure story that has stood the test of time, and continues to captivate readers with its compelling characters and captivating plot.

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Harold Bell Wright was a best-selling American writer of fiction, essays, and nonfiction. Although mostly forgotten or ignored after the middle of the 20th century, he had a very successful career; he...

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