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The diary of "Helena Morley"

Author: Helena Morley; Elizabeth Bishop
Publisher: New York : Noonday Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1952, soon after her arrival in Brazil, Elizabeth Bishop asked her new Brazilian friends which of their country's books she should read. They recommended Minha Vida de Menina - a diary kept by a young girl who lived in a mining town at the end of the nineteenth century. As a labor of love, Elizabeth Bishop devoted three years to translating the diary, a delightful account of a young girl's life in Brazil"--  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Helena Morley; Helena Morley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Morley; Elizabeth Bishop
ISBN: 0374506523 9780374506520 0374524351 9780374524357
OCLC Number: 32015656
Notes: Portuguese edition originally published: 1942. English translation originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1957.
Description: xxxvii, 281 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Minha vida de menina.
Responsibility: translated from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Bishop.
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"In 1952, soon after her arrival in Brazil, Elizabeth Bishop asked her new Brazilian friends which of their country's books she should read. They recommended Minha Vida de Menina - a diary kept by a young girl who lived in a mining town at the end of the nineteenth century. As a labor of love, Elizabeth Bishop devoted three years to translating the diary, a delightful account of a young girl's life in Brazil"-- Amazon.com.

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