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Amado, Jorge 1912-2001

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Most widely held works by Jorge Amado
Gabriela, clove and cinnamon by Jorge Amado( Book )

353 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in 16 languages and held by 3,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of cacao and cuckoldry in a Bahian seaport in the 1920's, and of a Brazilian jungle beauty who changes the mores of the town
Dona Flor and her two husbands; a moral and amorous tale by Jorge Amado( Book )

219 editions published between 1926 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dona Flor's husband may have been a gambler and womanizer, but when he dies all she remembers is his lovemaking. A new marriage does not bring the erotic love she longs for. So when her first husband appears naked at the foot of her bed, eager to reclaim his conjugal rights, it is hard to resist
The violent land by Jorge Amado( Book )

195 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unrelenting and often bloody struggle between Colonel Horacio de Silveira and the Badaro brothers for an area of virgin forest involves the boom town of Ilheus and its surrounding countryside
Tent of miracles by Jorge Amado( Book )

128 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life of Pedro Archanjo, a mulatto man who spent his life fighting prejudice
Shepherds of the night by Jorge Amado( Book )

173 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the author's beloved Bahia, a swarming tale of raffish folk--prostitutes, cardsharpers, and pimps, drunks and homeless Don Juans and Messalinas in the teeming life of a tropical port
Show down by Jorge Amado( Book )

120 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Brazilian city of Tocaia Grande at the turn of the century, this novel captures the violence, ambition, greed, honor, and earthiness of a time and place in Brazil's history comparable to the legendary American West
Captains of the sands by Jorge Amado( Book )

318 editions published between 1937 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living by their wits in the steamy slums of Bahia, a gang of orphans and runaways, led by fifteen-year-old Bullet, spend their time stealing from Brazil's rich and privilaged until public outcry demands their capture
Sea of death by Jorge Amado( Book )

276 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Brazilian modernist novel written by Jorge Amado. Amado wrote the novel in response to his first arrest for "being a communist". The novel follows the lives of poor fishermen around Bahia, and their relationship with the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé, especially the sea goddess Iemanjá
Jubiabá by Jorge Amado( Book )

233 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We follow the adventures of Afro-Brazilian orphan Antonio Balduino in what is known as a picaresque novel. Like Don Quixote, the most renowned picaro, the central character tries to be a hero in a society where heroes don't exist."--Goodreads
Home is the sailor; the whole truth concerning the redoubtful adventures of Captain Vasco Moscoso de Aragão, master mariner by Jorge Amado( Book )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dog explains how he came to be a book after falling foul of a wizard's curse
The war of the saints by Jorge Amado( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Arabic and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The statue of Saint Barbara of the Thunder, a holy icon, bound for a museum is transformed into a living woman and disappears in the city of Bahia, Brazil
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! by Jorge Amado( Book )

80 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Tereza Batista : home from the wars by Jorge Amado( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman escapes the poverty of her birth and enslavement by becoming a millionaire's mistress
The golden harvest by Jorge Amado( Book )

135 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...traces the second generation fortunes of the cacao boom in Brazil. The cowboy "colonels" who tamed the wilderness are outmaneuvered and defrauded by the businessmen and shippers, who steal more with a contract than the old warriors could with an army of gunmen."--Goodreads
Tereza Batista cansada de guerra; romance by Jorge Amado( Book )

162 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilisant le schème des romans sentimentaux, ce gros roman (1972) qui raconte les déboires de l'héroïne du titre avec un pittoresque envoûtant, possède par ailleurs une dimension sociologique et une propension érotique qui l'en distingue. [SDM]
Pen, sword, camisole : a fable to kindle a hope : a novel by Jorge Amado( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two deaths of Quincas Wateryell by Jorge Amado( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is about what happens after Quincas Wateryell, a popular bum who lives in the slums of Salvador, Bahia, is found dead one morning. Two groups of people compete over Quincas's memory: his new friends and his old family
Cacao ; Gabriela, clavo y canela by Jorge Amado( Book )

116 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une plantation de cacaoyers au sud de Bahia, Sergipano, jeune paysan exploité, berné, trompé, refuse un faux bonheur et une relative aisance matérielle parce qu'il ne veut pas trahir sa classe et préfère partir pour la lutte le coeur propre et heureux. Le premier roman de l'auteur écrit en 1931
The swallow and the tom cat : a love story by Jorge Amado( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A morte e a morte de Quincas Berro D'água by Jorge Amado( Book )

110 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O personagem Quincas Berro D'Água inicia a galeria de pícaros baianos de Jorge Amado, figuras tiradas do real e metamorfoseadas pelo humor até a complexidade de um mundo mágico
 
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Gabriela, clove and cinnamon
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Dona Flor and her two husbands; a moral and amorous taleThe violent landTent of miraclesShow downCaptains of the sandsSea of deathThe war of the saintsTieta, 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!Tereza Batista cansada de guerra; romance
Alternative Names
Amadas Žoržė

Amadas Žoržis

Amado de Faria, Jorge, 1912-2001

Amado de Fariа, Jorge Leal 1912-2001

Amađô, Gioocgi 1912-2001

Amado, Horhe

Amado J.

Amado Jorge

Amado, Jorge 1912-

Amado, Žorž

Amado, Žorž 1912-2001

Amado, Žorže 1912-2001

Amado, Žorži 1912-2001

Amādū, Ǧūrǧī 1912-2001

Amadu Jorji

Amādū, Jūrjī 1912-2001

Amadu, Zhorzhi

Amadu, Zhorzhi 1912-2001

Amadu, Zjorzji 1912-2001

Amadu, Žorži.

Amadu, Žorži 1912-2001

Amadu Žoržis

Amadus Ž.

Batista Teresa

Faria, Jorge Amado de, 1912-2001

Faria Jorge Leal Amado de

Faria, Jorge Leal Amado de‏, 1912-2001

Georgius Amado

Jorge Amado

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Jorge Amáu

Jorji Amadu

Jorjï Amadw

Žoržė Amadas

Žorži Amadu Brazīlijas rakstnieks

Χόρχε Αμάντο Βραζιλιάνος συγγραφέας

Амаду де Фария, Жоржи Леал 1912-2001

Амаду Ж.

Амаду Жоржи

Амаду, Жоржи 1912-2001

Жорж Амадо

Жорже Амадо

Жоржи Амаду

Жоржи Амаду бразильский писатель

Жоржі Амаду

Ժորժի Ամադու

אמאדא, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001

אמאדו, ז'ורג'ה

אמאדו, ז'ורז'

אמאדו, ז'ורז'ה

אמאדו, ז'ורז'י

אמאדו, ח'ורח'ה

אמדו, ז'ורג'ה

אמדו, ז'ורז

אמדו, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001

אמדו, ח'ורח'ה

ז'ורז' אמאדו סופר ברזילאי

ז'ורז'י אמאדו

أمادو، جورج، 1912-2001

أمادو, جورجي.

جورجى امادو

جورجىي امادۋ

جورجي أمادو، 1912-2001

جورجي أمادو كاتب برازيلي

خورخي أمادو

ژورژه آمادو ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و شاعر برزیلی

ਜਾਰਜ ਅਮਾਡੋ

ჟორჟი ამადუ

아마도, 조르주 1912-2001

아마도, 조르지 1912-2001

아마도, 죠르쥬 1912-2001

아마도, 죠르지 1912-2001

아마두, 조루즈 1912-2001

아마두, 조르지 1912-2001

조르지 아마두

アマード, J.

アマード, ジョルジェ

ジョルジェ・アマード

若热·亚马多

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