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Child of the dark : the diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus

Author: Carolina Maria de Jesus; David St Clair
Publisher: New York : New American Library, [2003]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A first-hand account of life in the streets of Sao Paulo from 1955 to 1960, details the plight of an artist, writer and single mother of three children who, while living in a hovel, supported her family by digging through the garbage for paper and scraps to sell.
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Named Person: Carolina Maria de Jesus; Carolina Maria de Jesus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolina Maria de Jesus; David St Clair
ISBN: 0451627318 9780451627315 0451529103 9780451529107
OCLC Number: 50851611
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1962.
Description: xv, 187 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Quarto de despejo.
Responsibility: translated from the Portuguese by David St. Clair ; with a new afterword by Robert M. Levine.

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A first-hand account of life in the streets of Sao Paulo from 1955 to 1960, details the plight of an artist, writer and single mother of three children who, while living in a hovel, supported her family by digging through the garbage for paper and scraps to sell.

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