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Tieta do Agreste - Vol. I
by Jorge Amado
Nesta embrulhada, cujos nós começo a desatar, quem merece nome em placa de rua, avenida ou praça, artigos laudatórios, homenagens, comendas, cidadania, ser proclamado herói? - digam-me os senhores. Aqueles que propugnam pelo progresso a todo o custo - pague-se o preço sem reclamar, seja qual for - a exemplo de Ascânio Trindade? Se pagasse com a vida, teria pago menos caro. ...more
Hardcover, 325 pages
Published 2007 by Planeta DeAgostini
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Jorge Amado de Faria was a Brazilian writer of the Modernist school. He was the best-known of modern Brazilian writers, his extensive work having been translated into some 30 languages and popularized in film, notably Dona Flor and her Two Husbands, (in Portuguese, Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos) in 1978. His work dealt largely with the poor urban black and mulatto communities of Bahia.More about Jorge Amado...