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Author Acioli, Socorro, author.

Title The head of the saint / Socorro Acioli ; translation by Daniel Hahn.

Publication Info. New York : Delacorte Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Fiction    ACIOLI,SOC    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Teen Fiction    ACIOLI,SOC    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Fiction.
Edition First American edition.
Description 181 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally published in Portuguese by Companhia das Letras, São Paulo, Brazil in 2014. Originally published in English in hardcover by Hot Key Books, London, United Kingdom in 2014. Work published with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Brazil/ National Library Foundation."
Summary Having arrived in Candeia, Brazil, starving and footsore, after walking sixteen days to fulfill his dying mother's last wishes, young Samuel takes up residence in an enormous, broken statue of Saint Anthony and finds that he can hear the prayers of the townspeople, despite his lack of faith.
Subject Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction.
Faith -- Juvenile fiction.
Prayer -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231 -- Juvenile fiction.
Homeless persons -- Fiction.
Faith -- Fiction.
Prayer -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Supernatural -- Fiction.
Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231 -- Fiction.
Added Author Hahn, Daniel, translator.
Added Title A cabeça do santo. English
ISBN 9780553537925 (hc)
055353792X (hc)
9780553537949 (glb)
0553537946 (glb)

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