Shepherds of the Night

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Knopf, 1967 - Brazil - 364 pages
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Set in the author's beloved Bahia, a swarming tale of raffish folk--prostitutes, cardsharpers, and pimps, drunks and homeless Don Juans and Messalinas in the teeming life of a tropical port.

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

A celebration of life among the African and mulatto population of the favelas of northeast Brazil in the 1960's. These poverty-stricken folks somehow manage to survive and to enjoy life while they are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peycho Kanev - Goodreads

Not as good as Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands and Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon, but good in her own way! Read full review


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