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A Bagaceira Romance

By: José Américo De Almeida

Price: $46.95

Publisher: Brazil, Livros Do Brasil.: 1933

Seller ID: 38608

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Faux snakeskin covers backed with what appears to be red leather stamped in gilt.. 'José Olympio, The Bagaceira 'is considered the starting point of the second phase of Brazilian Modernism. The story takes place between 1898 and 1915 the two periods of drought in the Northeast of Brazil. Tangidos by the relentless sun Valentim Pereira his daughter Soledade and the godson Pirunga leave the farm in the backlands. They go to the regions of the engenhos in the rejo where they find shelter in the engenho Marzag from Harvarrdão owned by Dagoberto Marçau whose wife had died on the occasion of the ... View more info