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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Avon Books
Publication date March 1, 1988
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780380897186
ISBN-10 0380897180
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $7.95
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Summary
Living by their wits in the steamy slums of Bahia, a gang of orphans and runaways, led by fifteen-year-old 'Bullet,' spend their time stealing from Brazil's rich and privilaged until public outcry demands their capture
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Living by their wits in the steamy slums of Bahia, a gang of orphans and runaways, led by fifteen-year-old "Bullet," spend their time stealing from Brazil's rich and privilaged until public outcry demands their capture

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Book cover for 9780143106357 Book cover for 9780380897186
 
With Colm Toibin (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Penguin Classics (June 25, 2013)
9780143106357 | details & prices | 265 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $17.00
About: A Brazilian Lord of the Flies, about a group of boys who live by their wits and daring in the slums of BahiaA Penguin ClassicsThey call themselves “Captains of the Sands,” a gang of orphans and runaways who live by their wits and daring in the torrid slums and sleazy back alleys of Bahia.
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from Avon Books (March 1, 1988)
9780380897186 | details & prices | List price $7.95
About: Living by their wits in the steamy slums of Bahia, a gang of orphans and runaways, led by fifteen-year-old 'Bullet,' spend their time stealing from Brazil's rich and privilaged until public outcry demands their capture

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