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The Violent Land

Amado, Jorge (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Violent Land
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"From the great Brazilian author, an exotic tale of greed, madness, and a dispute between two powerful families over land on the cocoa-rich coast of Bahia"--Publisher's website.
Authors: Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001
Title: The Violent Land
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Classics,, 2013
Characteristics: xxi, 333 pages ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jorge Amado ; translated by Samuel Putnam ; introduction by Alfred Mac Adam
Summary: "From the great Brazilian author, an exotic tale of greed, madness, and a dispute between two powerful families over land on the cocoa-rich coast of Bahia"--Publisher's website.
Additional Contributors: Putnam, Samuel - 1892-1950,
ISBN: 0143106376
9780143106371
Branch Call Number: FICTION AMADO 2013
Subject Headings: Brazil Fiction Cocoa trade Brazil Fiction
Topical Term: Cocoa trade
LCCN: 2012044301
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An exotic tale of greed, madness, and a dispute between two powerful families over land on the cocoa-rich coast of Bahia. This book inspired my trip to Ilheus, Brazil with the sole purpose of seeing the land Jorge Amado writes about, with my own eyes.


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