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Originally published in 1937 as “The Anointed”, this was republished in 1946 as “Adventure” as a movie tie-in to the Gable/Garson motion picture based on the original novel.

From George Stevens, The Saturday Review, 7/31/1937
Those about to read "The Anointed" have much to look forward to in the career of Harry Patterson, who runs away to sea, gets in a jam with the Mexican
Forum Books Motion Picture Edition, 2nd printing, 183 pages
Published 2007 by The World Publishing Company
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Jul 17, 2014 MERM rated it liked it
The novel was originally published as The Anoited in 1937. Contrary to popular belief (and official movie credits), this book was never made into a film.
How the hell MGM ever derived "Adventure" from this book is beyond me. It probably went down something like this:

MGM Exec: Hey, there's this book about an uneducated, seafaring man searching for his purpose in life. After a series of mind altering adventures, he realizes he needs book learning to understand the world and starts a relationship
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