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In early 1885, the Brazilian marine who would soon become the controversial Brazilian writer Adolfo Caminha traveled on the Almirante Barroso from Rio de Janeiro to the Caribbean and the United States. What does a young man from nineteenth-century Brazil have to say about the United States? Mostly that its pace is hectic but its people kind and its ingenuity unrivaled. I found the book a lovely document of a place I know pretty well so long ago, when the Statue of Liberty was still being put tog ...more
Adolfo Ferreira Caminha, more commonly known as Adolfo Caminha, is an Brazilian writer, who was born in Aracati city, state of Ceará, on May 29, 1867. He died in Rio de Janeiro, state of Rio de Janeiro, on January 1, 1897.More about Adolfo Caminha...