Rubem Braga





Rubem Braga

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born
in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil
January 12, 1913

died
December 19, 1990

gender
male

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Rubem Braga was a notable Brazilian writer of short stories. He was born in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim city, state of Espírito Santo, on January 12, 1913.

Braga was raised in his hometown, but at an early age was sent to the city of Niterói by his parents, to live with relatives. He attended law school in Rio de Janeiro, but graduated in Minas Gerais, in the year of 1932, after having acted as a field reporter for the Diários Associados during the Revolução Constitucionalista.

He was a correspondent in Italy for the Brazilian newspaper Diário Carioca during World War II. He subsequently returned to Brazil, taking definitive residence in Rio de Janeiro. Braga was arrested several times by the Nationalist military government of the time.

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200 Crônicas Escolhidas
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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Ai de Ti, Copacabana
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Os Melhores Contos de Rubem...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Para gostar de ler - Volume...
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1981 — 3 editions
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Borboleta Amarela, A
4.73 of 5 stars 4.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1963 — 2 editions
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O Conde e o Passarinho
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1936 — 2 editions
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A Traição Das Elegantes
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1982 — 2 editions
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Retratos parisienses
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013
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boas coisas da vida
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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A Cidade e a Roça
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1964
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