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I'm Going to Have a Little House: The Second Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus

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In August 1960 the publication of Quarto de Despejo (Child of the Dark) created a sensation in Brazil—and in the rest of the world—as it appeared in translations in fourteen languages. That diary of a poor black woman from a favela on the outskirts of São Paulo became the best-selling book in Brazilian history. In it, Carolina Maria de Jesus chronicled her life as an unemp ...more
Paperback, 189 pages
Published July 28th 1997 by University of Nebraska Press
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Carolina Maria de Jesus (14 March 1914 – 13 February 1977) was a Brazilian peasant who lived most of her life in a favela (slums) of São Paulo, Brazil. She is best known for her diary, which was first published as Quarto de Despejo (Child of the Dark) in August 1960, after coming to the attention of a Brazilian journalist, and became a bestseller. This work remains the only document published in E ...more
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