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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!

Author: Jorge Amado
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, New York : Random House, 1979. [1979] ©1979
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001.
Tieta, the goat girl, or, The return of the prodigal daughter.
New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1979
(OCoLC)568620033
Online version:
Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001.
Tieta, the goat girl, or, The return of the prodigal daughter.
New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1979
(OCoLC)610017448
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Amado
ISBN: 039450139X 9780394501390
OCLC Number: 4498341
Language Note: Translation of Tieta do Agreste, pastora de cabras.
Notes: Translation of Tieta do Agreste, pastora de cabras.
Description: xi, 671 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Tieta do Agreste, pastora de cabras.
Responsibility: Jorge Amado ; translated from the Portuguese by Barbara Shelby Merello.

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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.

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