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The painter of birds

Author: Lídia Jorge; Margaret Jull Costa
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A young girl longs to find her absent father, whose letters to her are covered with drawing of brilliant, exotic birds. Lidia Jorge's novel evokes the atmosphere of rural Portugal in a changing world and explores the themes of family, independence and the painful experience of emigration.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lídia Jorge; Margaret Jull Costa
ISBN: 015100658X 9780151006588
OCLC Number: 45320570
Description: 233 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Vale da paixão.
Responsibility: Lídia Jorge ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa.
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A young girl longs to find her absent father, whose letters to her are covered with drawing of brilliant, exotic birds. Lidia Jorge's novel evokes the atmosphere of rural Portugal in a changing world and explores the themes of family, independence and the painful experience of emigration.

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