The Life and Death of Carolina Maria de Jesus

Capa
University of New Mexico Press, 1995 - 162 páginas
In the dozen years Carolina Maria de Jesus (1914-1977) lived in a Sao Paulo, Brazil, shanty slum, she survived by rummaging for junk. She also kept a diary of her abject poverty. Black, illegitimate, and poor, she suddenly became at age forty-six Brazil's best-selling author when a book dawn form her diaries appeared in 1960.

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Introduction
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From the Favela to the Moon
21
Cinderella Scorned
65
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