City of God

City of God

Author: Paulo Lins

Publisher: Black Cat

ISBN: 9780802170101

Category: Fiction

Page: 536

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A powerful saga of the rise of the drug trade in the notorious slums of Rio de Janeiro spans three decades, recreating the turbulent times of the sixties that led to all-out street warfare, murder, and rampant drug trafficking by ruthless and brutal gangs, as seen through the eyes of two teenage boys. Original. 35,000 first printing.
City of God
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: E.L. Doctorow
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-11-06 - Publisher: Random House

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With brilliant and audacious strokes, E. L. Doctorow creates a breathtaking collage of memories, events, visions, and provocative thought, all centered on an idea of the modern reality of God. At the heart of this stylistically daring tour de force is a detective story about a
City of God
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Beverly Swerling
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-09 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

City of God, the latest installment in Beverly Swerling's gripping saga of old New York, takes readers to Manhattan's clamorous streets as the nation struggles to find a compromise between slave and free, but hears the drums of war. This is New York when one synagogue is no longer adequate
City of God
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Cecelia Holland
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-24 - Publisher: Open Road Media

A self-serving political player in sixteenth-century Rome is caught up in the ruthless and powerful Borgia family’s deadly intrigues of murder and betrayal It is known as the City of God—but Rome at the dawn of the sixteenth century is an unholy place where opulence, poverty, and decadence cohabitate sinfully
Horses of God: A Novel
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Mahi Binebine
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-26 - Publisher: Tin House Books

Inspired by real events, Horses of God follows four childhood friends growing up in a slum outside of Casablanca as they make the life-changing decisions that will lead them to become Islamist martyrs. On May 16, 2003, fourteen suicide bombers launched a series of attacks throughout Casablanca. It was the
City of God
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Paulo Lins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Cidade de Deus, the City of God ... welcome to one of Rio's most notorious slums. A place where the streets are awash with drugs, where violence can erupt at any moment, over drugs, money ... and love... but also where the samba beat rocks til dawn, where the women