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Epitaph of a small winner

Author: Machado de Assis
Publisher: New York : Noonday Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An 1880s novel in which--after his death--a wealthy Brazilian records his life for posterity. The spirit of Bras Cuba s describes his experience on earth in politics, an affair with the wife of a friend, and his experiments to find a poultic e to cure all ills. Á.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Machado de Assis
ISBN: 0374521921 : 9780374521929
OCLC Number: 22496351
Notes: Translation of Memorias posthumas de Braz Cubas.
Description: xxiv, 209 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Memorias posthumas de Braz Cubas.
Responsibility: Machado de Assis ; translated from the Portuguese by William L. Grossman ; drawings by Shari Frisch ; with a new foreword by Susan Sontag.

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An 1880s novel in which--after his death--a wealthy Brazilian records his life for posterity. The spirit of Bras Cuba s describes his experience on earth in politics, an affair with the wife of a friend, and his experiments to find a poultic e to cure all ills. Á.

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