The violent land

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Avon , New York
StatementJorge Amado ; translated from the Portuguese by Samuel Putnam.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 276 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18200713M
ISBN 100380754754
LC Control Number65015064
OCLC/WorldCa19289529

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From the great Brazilian author, an exotic tale of greed, madness, and a dispute between two powerful families over land on the cocoa-rich coast of Bahia A Penguin Classic The siren song of the lush, cocoa-growing forests of Bahia lures them all—the adventurers, the assassins, the gamblers, the brave and beautiful women.The Jensens are willing to help the pioneers get to the promised land in Wyoming.

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