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Author Acioli, Socorro.

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

Publication Info. New York : Delacorte Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Southington Library - Teen  YA Paranormal ACIOLI    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description 181 pages ; 22 cm
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 -- Fiction.
Faith -- Fiction.
Prayer -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Supernatural -- Fiction.
Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231 -- Fiction.
Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction.
Faith -- Juvenile fiction.
Prayer -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231 -- Juvenile 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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