Rubem Braga





Rubem Braga


Born
in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil
January 12, 1913

Died
December 19, 1990

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Rubem Braga was a notable Brazilian. He was born in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim city, state of Espírito Santo, on January 12, 1913 and is one of the few writers to attain recognition among the Brazilian literary establishment by solely penning crônicas (periodical Brazilian short stories published in newspapers) throughout his career.

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 in the Diários Associados for the Revolta Constitucionalista.

He was a correspondent in Italy for the Brazilian newspaper Diário Carioca during World War II. He
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200 Crônicas Escolhidas

4.29 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1977 — 4 editions
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Para Gostar de Ler: Crônica...

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4.34 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1981 — 3 editions
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Ai de Ti, Copacabana

4.20 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1960 — 4 editions
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Os Lusíadas

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Os Melhores Contos de Rubem...

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A Borboleta Amarela

4.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1963 — 2 editions
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O Conde e o Passarinho / O ...

3.83 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1936 — 2 editions
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A Traição das Elegantes

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Retratos Parisienses

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2013
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Contos Russos

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