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Dona Flor and her two husbands : a moral and amorous tale

Author: Jorge Amado; Harriet De Onís
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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It surprises no one that the charming but wayward Vadinho dos Guimaraes -- a gambler notorious for never winning -- dies during Carnival. His long suffering widow Dona Flor devotes herself to her cooking school and her friends, who urge her to remarry. She is soon drawn to a kind pharmacist who is everything Vadinho was not, and is altogether happy to marry him. But after her wedding she finds herself dreaming about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001.
Dona Flor and her two husbands.
New York : Vintage International, 2006, c1969
(OCoLC)608161651
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Amado; Harriet De Onís
ISBN: 9780307276643 0307276643
OCLC Number: 71330545
Language Note: Translation of: Dona Flor e seus dois maridos.
Description: 553 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Dona Flor e seus dois maridos.
Responsibility: Jorge Amado ; translated from the Portuguese by Harriet de Onís.
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It surprises no one that the charming but wayward Vadinho dos Guimaraes -- a gambler notorious for never winning -- dies during Carnival. His long suffering widow Dona Flor devotes herself to her cooking school and her friends, who urge her to remarry. She is soon drawn to a kind pharmacist who is everything Vadinho was not, and is altogether happy to marry him. But after her wedding she finds herself dreaming about her first husbandʹs amorous attentions; and one evening Vadinho himself appears by her bed, as lusty as ever, to claim his marital rights. -- Publisher description.

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