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Book Description
Set in 1960's Brazil, Shantytown is a YA novel that shows how a sixteen year-old boy, Mario, successfully engages with the challenges and temptations of Papa's world of poverty, injustice, prostitution, violence and crime, which he is determined to leave behind in pursuit of a decent way of life. A complete break with the past is not easy. If he is to discover a new identity, and grow a vision for... More
Book Information
BindingKindle Edition (2 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages246
Publication Date12/30/2011
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About patrick hughes (Author) : Currently a playwright and director, Patrick M. Hughes was born in Ireland, ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1963, and served in the University of San Paulo and the shantytowns of Brazil, with spec... more
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