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Captains of the Sands
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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 BahiaThey 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.
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