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Reaching for the Moon

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Published by Collins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWendell Minor (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9950246M
    ISBN 100060554479
    ISBN 109780060554477

      Reaching for the Moon Bruno Barreto's intimate, affecting, somewhat lumpily paced biopic focuses chiefly on poet Elizabeth Bishop's year lesbian relationship with headstrong Brazilian architect Author: Guy Lodge.


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