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The Taker

The Taker

A collection of stories by

The stories in Taker range across Fonseca's career, all exploring the modern landscape of Rio de Janeiro, a city whose vast disparities - in wealth, social standing, and prestige - are untenable. In these, rich and poor live in an uneasy equilibrium, where only overwhelming force can maintain order, and violence and deception are essential tools of survival.

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Hardback Editions

November 2008 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Taker and Other Stories
Author(s): Rubem Fonseca
ISBN: 1-934824-02-X / 978-1-934824-02-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Letter
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