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Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon by Jorge Amado - Paperback - 1988 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0380754703I3N00)

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon by Jorge Amado - Paperback - 1988 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0380754703I3N00)

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon

by Jorge Amado

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0380754703
ISBN 13
9780380754700
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HarperCollins Publishers, 1988. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Jorge Amado—novelist, journalist, lawyer—was born in 1912, the son of a cacao planter, in Ilheus, south of Salvador, the provincial capital of Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon. His first novel, Cacao, was published when he was nineteen. It was an impassioned plea for social justice for the workers on Bahian cacao plantations; and his novels of the thirties and forties would continue to dramatize class struggle. Not until the 1950s did he write his great literary comic novels—Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon, and Dona Flor and her Two Husbands—which take aim at the full spectrum of society even as they pay ebullient tribute to the region of his birth. One of the most reknowned writers of the Latin American boom of the sixties, Amado has been translated into more than 35 languages. A highly successful film version of Dona Flor was produced in Brazil in 1976. He died in 2001.

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G0380754703I3N00
Title
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon
Author
Jorge Amado
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
4
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0380754703
ISBN 13
9780380754700
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Place of Publication
Dresden, Tennessee, U.s.a.
Date published
1988

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