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House of the fortunate Buddhas

Author: João Ubaldo Ribeiro; Clifford E Landers
Publisher: Champaign [Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2011.
Series: Brazilian literature series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st ed
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Set in 1940s and 50s provincial Brazil, House of the Fortunate Buddhas is perhaps most startling for it fiery, uninhibited, and highly compelling narrator. By force of her intelligence, courage, and strength of will, she achieves an unlikely liberation of both mind and body, and her sardonic, frank some have called it pornographic monologue is an unforgettable work of literary ventriloquism, telling the story of one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: João Ubaldo Ribeiro; Clifford E Landers
ISBN: 9781564785893 1564785890
OCLC Number: 464579928
Notes: "Originally published in Portuguese as A casa dos budas ditosos by Editora Objetiva Ltda.,1999"--T.p. verso.
Description: 147 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Brazilian literature series.
Other Titles: Casa dos budas ditosos.
Responsibility: João Ubaldo Ribeiro ; translated by Clifford E. Landers.

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"Originally published in Portuguese as A casa dos budas ditosos by Editora Objetiva Ltda.,1999"--T.p. verso.  Read more...

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Ribeiro has a quietly precise satirical eye. --Brian Evenson, author of Fugue State

 
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