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A Story of Dos Gringos in Mexico

A Norwegian and an Irishman found themselves hired in El Paso, TX, to work Mexican gold mine in book by Frederick R. Andresen

By Dena Burroughs
Published on LatinoLA: August 6, 2010


A Story of Dos Gringos in Mexico


While World War I created havoc on the other side of the world, civil strife went on in Mexico for ten years in a war that became known as the Mexican Revolution. Those years saw a simple bandit become a revolutionary man whose name is today a Mexican icon - Pancho Villa - in a war fought between two sides supplied with arms by one same foreign outfit. It was also the time, says Frederick R. Andresen in his book Dos Gringos, when a Norwegian and an Irishman found themselves hired in El Paso, TX, to work at a gold mine in the town of Parral, Mexico

The adventures of Arthur Johannesen and Michael Flaherty, amidst gun fire and colorful country sceneries, are what Andresen describes in his book based on the tales told to him years later by his 70-year-old father - the Norwegian of the story.

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To learn more about the author visit http://www.fandresen.com

About Dena Burroughs:
Dena Burroughs has followed the Latin events in Los Angeles for the past five years. She is a CSULA graduate with specialties in Creative Writing and Communications.
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