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City of God

Author: Paulo Lins; Alison Entrekin
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cidade de Deus, the City of God welcome to one of Rio's most notorious slums. A place where the streets are awash with drugs, where violence can erupt at any moment, over drugs, money and love but also where the samba beat rocks til dawn, where the women are the most beautiful on earth, and where one young man wants to escape his background and become a photographer. -- Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Lins; Alison Entrekin
ISBN: 9780747576808 0747576807
OCLC Number: 63399081
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: 483 p. ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Cidade de Deus.
Responsibility: Paulo Lins ; translated from the Portuguese by Alison Entrekin.
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A sprawling, magnificently told epic about the history of gang life in Rio's favelas. The original novel of the hugely acclaimed film, based on a true story  Read more...

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