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Amado, Jorge 1912-2001

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Gabriela, clove and cinnamon by Jorge Amado( Book )
226 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,971 libraries worldwide
Story of cacao and cuckoldry in a Bahian seaport in the 1920's, and of a Brazilian jungle beauty who changes the mores of the town
Dona Flor and her two husbands; a moral and amorous tale by Jorge Amado( Book )
167 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,437 libraries worldwide
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
The violent land by Jorge Amado( Book )
139 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,877 libraries worldwide
The unrelenting and often bloody struggle between Colonel Horacio de Silveira and the Badaro brothers for an area of virgin forest involves the boom town of Ilheus and its surrounding countryside
Tent of miracles by Jorge Amado( Book )
122 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
Explores the life of Pedro Archanjo, a mulatto man who spent his life fighting prejudice
Show down by Jorge Amado( Book )
88 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,535 libraries worldwide
Tocaia fue un pequeño poblado al sur de Bahía, en la región del cacao, que se transformó en una imporante ciudad llamada Irisópolis. "Me dedoqué a contar la formación de una comunidad humana -dice Jorge Amado-
Tereza Batista : home from the wars by Jorge Amado( Book )
115 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
A woman escapes the poverty of her birth and enslavement by becoming a millionaire's mistress
Shepherds of the night by Jorge Amado( Book )
59 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
Set in the author's beloved Bahia, a swarming tale of raffish folk--prostitutes, cardsharpers, and pimps, drunks and homeless Don Juans and Messalinas in the teeming life of a tropical port
Home is the sailor; the whole truth concerning the redoubtful adventures of Captain Vasco Moscoso de Aragão, master mariner by Jorge Amado( Book )
104 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
An incompetent, fun-loving South American sea captain is recruited for a stranded ship and attempts to seduce a lady passenger and convince the crew of his navigational abilities
The war of the saints by Jorge Amado( Book )
65 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
The statue of Saint Barbara of the Thunder, a holy icon, bound for a museum is transformed into a living woman and disappears in the city of Bahia, Brazil
Jubiabá by Jorge Amado( Book )
206 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Sociální román z brasilského černošského prostředí. Ústřední postavou je černý Antonio Balduíro, silák s citlivým srdcem a duší dítěte. Sledujeme jeho osudy, neuvědomělé tápání po smyslu života. Vůdce potulné žebravé tlupy dětí nastupuje dráhu slavného boxera, cirkusového zápasníka, skladatele písniček. Pozvolna vyrůstá v uvědomělého příslušníka dělnické třídy. Žena, kterou miluje, neopětuje jeho lásku a klesá až na dno lidské společnosti. Umírá Balduírovi před očima. Ale on už má pro co žít, našel svou úlohu: bojuje za vítězství vykořisťovaných
The two deaths of Quincas Wateryell by Jorge Amado( Book )
97 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
"Along with The Discovery of America by the Turks, two masterworks by the greatest Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century, published for the centennial of his birth. Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa. It tells the story of Joaquim Soares da Cunha, who drops dead after he abandons his life of upstanding citizenship to assume the identity of Quincas Water-Bray, a "champion drunk" and bum who is whisked along on a postmortem journey that climaxes in his loss at sea"--
Sea of death by Jorge Amado( Book )
181 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
Captains of the sands by Jorge Amado( Book )
208 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 990 libraries worldwide
They call themselves 'Captains of the Sands, ' a gang of orphans and runaways who live by their wits and daring in the torrid slums and sleazy back alleys of Bahia. Led by fifteen-year-old 'Bullet, ' the band-including a crafty liar named 'Legless, ' the intellectual 'Professor, ' and the sexually precocious 'Cat'-pulls off heists and escapades against the right and privileged of Brazil. But when a public outcry demands the capture of the 'little criminals, ' the fate of these children becomes a poignant, intensely moving drama of love and freedom in a shackled land
Pen, sword, camisole : a fable to kindle a hope : a novel by Jorge Amado( Book )
53 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 885 libraries worldwide
Hommage à la France, ce roman du grand écrivain brésilien raconte avec verve les tribulations d'un futur académicien dont la candidature est jugée scandaleuse. Le récit se passe durant la guerre et les allussions deviennent prétexte à une comédie pittoresque et humoristique
Tieta, the goat girl, or, The return of the prodigal daughter : a melodramatic serial novel in five sensational episodes, with a touching epilogue: thrills and suspense! by Jorge Amado( Book )
34 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Banished for promiscuity at the age of 17, Antonieta (Tieta) returns from São Paulo to her native village of Agreste in Bahia twenty-six years later. Thinking she is now a rich, respectable widow, her family and the village welcome her with open arms. But she is forced to reveal her true identity, as the madam of São Paulo's best brothel, in order to save Agreste's beaches from an ugly and polluting factory development by calling on assistance from her well-connected clients
The golden harvest by Jorge Amado( Book )
96 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 618 libraries worldwide
Seara vermelha by Jorge Amado( Book )
129 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Brasilien ; Kleinbauer - Emigration - soziale Gerechtigkeit
The swallow and the tom cat : a love story by Jorge Amado( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos : história moral e de amor : romance by Jorge Amado( Book )
73 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Humoristisk roman om Dona Flor og hendes to ægtemænd
Os pastores da noite; [romance] by Jorge Amado( Book )
82 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 335 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Amađô, Gioocgi 1912-2001
Amado, Horhe
Amado, Jorge
Amado, Jorge 1912-
Amado, Žorž, 1912-2001
Amado, Žorže 1912-2001
Amado, Žorži 1912-2001
Amādū, Ǧūrǧī 1912-2001
Amadu Jorji
Amādū, Jūrjī 1912-2001
Amadu, Zhorzhi
Amadu, Zhorzhi 1912-
Amadu, Zhorzhi 1912-2001
Amadu, Zjorzji 1912-2001
Amadu, Žorži.
Amadu, Žorži 1912-2001
Batista, Teresa, fl. 197_
Faria, Jorge Leal Amado de
Georgius Amado
Jorge Amado brasilialainen modernistinen kirjailija
Jorge Amado brasilianischer Schriftsteller
Jorge Amado Braziliaans schrijver
Jorge Amado Brazilian writer
Jorge Amado brazilský spisovatel
Jorge Amado brazylijski pisarz
Jorge Amado de Faria
Jorge Amado écrivain brésilien
Jorge Amado scrittore brasiliano
Jorge Amáu
Jorji Amadu
Jorjï Amadw
Žoržė Amadas
Χόρχε Αμάντο Βραζιλιάνος συγγραφέας
Амаду, Жоржи 1912-2001
Жоржи Амаду
Жоржі Амаду
Ժորժի Ամադու
אמאדא, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001
אמאדו, ז'ורג'ה
אמאדו, ז'ורז'י
אמאדו, ח'ורח'ה
אמדו, ז'ורג'ה
אמדו, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001
אמדו, ח'ורח'ה
ז'ורז'י אמאדו
آمادو، جورج، 1912-2001
أمادو, جورجي.
جورجىي امادۋ
جورجي آمادو، 1912-2001
خورخي أمادو
ژورژه آمادو ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و شاعر برزیلی
ჟორჟი ამადუ
아마도, 조르주 1912-2001
아마도, 조르지 1912-2001
아마도, 죠르쥬 1912-2001
아마도, 죠르지 1912-2001
아마두, 조루즈 1912-2001
아마두, 조르지 1912-2001
조르지 아마두
アマード, J
アマード, ジョルジェ
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