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Item - Death Mask of Pancho Villa

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(First printing)
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Combined Summary

Series: Time Machine — no. 19
Platform: Microsoft Reader (Microsoft Reader edition)
Translated Into: La mascarilla del héroe (Spanish)
Authors: Gaskin, Carol
Guthridge, George
Illustrators: Steranko (cover)
Huey, Kenneth (interior)
Dates: August, 1987 (First printing)
2001 (Microsoft Reader edition)
May 1, 2017 (Ibooks reissue)
ISBNs: 0553266748 / 9780553266740 (First printing)
1596876301 / 9781596876309 (Ibooks reissue)
Length: 125 pages (plus data bank and data file) (First printing, Microsoft Reader edition)
Number of Endings: 1
Cover Price: US$2.50 (First printing)
User Summary: You have to find the plaster death mask of Pancho Villa, a Robin Hood-like bandit who was an important fighter in the Mexican Revolution.
Demian's Thoughts:

This book is quite good most of the time, but there are a few points where it has writing bad enough to be slightly cringe-inducing. Perhaps this is the weaker of the two writers showing through. In any case, despite these flaws of writing, it's a pretty good story and, like Sword of the Samurai, it deals with significant historical figures unfamiliar to many Americans (particularly the children this series is aimed at).

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Ryan Lynch for the cover images.
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Known Editions

First printing
Microsoft Reader edition
Ibooks reissue

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Structure Diagram

Time Machine #19 Map
Thanks to Julien Peter Benney for contributing this map of the book's structure.