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Brazil books; a guide to contemporary works.

Anthony Knopp

Brazil books; a guide to contemporary works.

by Anthony Knopp

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Published by Center for Inter-American Relations in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil
    • Subjects:
    • Brazil -- Bibliography

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1671 .K56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5446095M
      LC Control Number73123261

      My experience in coming to Brazil this year is that the most recommended books on Amazon and other sites are a decade or more out of date on a rapidly transforming country. There are significant disconnects between what is represented in the guid. Books shelved as brazilian-literature: Dom Casmurro by Machado de Assis, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Memórias póstumas de Brás Cubas by Machado de Ass.

      Night, a memoir by concentration camp survivor and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Elie Wiesel, is a key work of Holocaust literature. It bears witness to the horrors endured by a teenage boy whose freedom and family are taken from him. This invaluable reference guide to one of the most remarkable memoirs ever written offers a range of contemporary essays and critical viewpoints and is introduced by /5(2). Get this from a library! Brazil. [Time-Life Books.;] -- Shows works by contemporary artists of Brazil. Includes works by Antonio Henrique Amaral, Ruth Bess, Danilo di Prete, Djanira, Marcelo Grassmann, Manabu Mabe, Candido Portinari, Firmino Fernades.

      This chain of bookstores can be found in several cities throughout Brazil, and in Rio de Janeiro the largest store of Livraria Cultura is in the city center. With high ceilings stacked with books from every genre and several languages, all perfectly categorized for easy access and filing, it is a book lover’s dream. Livraria Cultura is spread out over three floors, and as well as books it. Common Knowledge Book awards The 50 best Brazilian novels of the 20th century. Book awards: The 50 best Brazilian novels of the 20th century Norwegian Book Clubs' top books of all time. Guardian Aventura: the Vintage Library of Contemporary World Literature. Related people/characters.


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