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The ballad of the burglar of Babylon

Author: Elizabeth Bishop; Ann Grifalconi
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1968] ©1968
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A ballad, based on an actual incident, in which an escaped convict, preferring ninety hours of being pursued to ninety years in prison, is hunted down by army soldiers near the Rio de Janeiro slum where he was raised.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Bishop; Ann Grifalconi
OCLC Number: 304658
Description: 43 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 25 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Bishop ; woodcuts by Ann Grifalconi.

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A ballad, based on an actual incident, in which an escaped convict, preferring ninety hours of being pursued to ninety years in prison, is hunted down by army soldiers near the Rio de Janeiro slum where he was raised.

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