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The Resource The head of the saint, Socorro Acioli ; translation by Daniel Hahn

The head of the saint, Socorro Acioli ; translation by Daniel Hahn

Label
The head of the saint
Title
The head of the saint
Statement of responsibility
Socorro Acioli ; translation by Daniel Hahn
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
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
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10464926
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acioli, Socorro
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hahn, Daniel
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anthony
  • Anthony
  • Anthony
  • Homeless persons
  • Faith
  • Prayer
  • Fathers and sons
  • Homeless persons
  • Faith
  • Prayer
  • Fathers and sons
  • Supernatural
  • Faith
  • Fathers and sons
  • Homeless persons
  • Prayer
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The head of the saint, Socorro Acioli ; translation by Daniel Hahn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Portuguese as A cabeca di santo by Companhia das Letras, São Paulo, Brazil in 2014. Subsequently 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."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn902986115
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9780553537925
Lccn
2014048063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)902986115
Label
The head of the saint, Socorro Acioli ; translation by Daniel Hahn
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Portuguese as A cabeca di santo by Companhia das Letras, São Paulo, Brazil in 2014. Subsequently 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."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn902986115
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9780553537925
Lccn
2014048063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)902986115

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