Captains of the sands
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Rabassa, Gregory, translator.
Tóibín, Colm, 1955- writer of introduction.
Published
New York : Penguin Books, [2013].
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xii, 265 pages ; 20 cm.
Language
English

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Previously published: New York, N.Y. : Avon, c1988.
Description
They 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. Led by fifteen-year-old 'Bullet,' the band-including a crafty liar named 'Legless,' the intellectual 'Professor,' and the sexually precocious 'Cat'-pulls off heists and escapades against the right and privileged of Brazil. But when a public outcry demands the capture of the 'little criminals,' the fate of these children becomes a poignant, intensely moving drama of love and freedom in a shackled land.
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Translated from Portuguese.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Amado, J., Rabassa, G., & Tóibín, C. (2013). Captains of the sands . Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001, Gregory, Rabassa and Colm Tóibín. 2013. Captains of the Sands. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001, Gregory, Rabassa and Colm Tóibín. Captains of the Sands New York: Penguin Books, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Amado, Jorge, Gregory Rabassa, and Colm Tóibín. Captains of the Sands Penguin Books, 2013.

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