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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 )

226 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,972 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 )

167 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It surprises no one that the charming but wayward Vadinho dos Guimaraes -- a gambler notorious for never winning -- dies during Carnival. His long suffering widow Dona Flor devotes herself to her cooking school and her friends, who urge her to remarry. She is soon drawn to a kind pharmacist who is everything Vadinho was not, and is altogether happy to marry him. But after her wedding she finds herself dreaming about her first husbandʹs amorous attentions; and one evening Vadinho himself appears by her bed, as lusty as ever, to claim his marital rights. -- Publisher description
The violent land by Jorge Amado( Book )

157 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,987 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 )

117 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

84 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman utopique "d'une communauté d'hommes libres", sans élites ni morale. Naissance d'une ville brésilienne et drame d'une communauté de marginaux que la loi veut récupérer. Un western multiracial, au début du 20e siècle
Tereza Batista : home from the wars by Jorge Amado( Book )

111 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman escapes the poverty of her birth and enslavement by becoming a millionaire's mistress
Home is the sailor; the whole truth concerning the redoubtful adventures of Captain Vasco Moscoso de Aragão, master mariner by Jorge Amado( Book )

105 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incompetent, fun-loving South American sea captain is recruited for a stranded ship and attempts to seduce a lady passenger and convince the crew of his navigational abilities
Shepherds of the night by Jorge Amado( Book )

59 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,223 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
The war of the saints by Jorge Amado( Book )

65 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,197 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
The two deaths of Quincas Wateryell by Jorge Amado( Book )

112 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Along with The Discovery of America by the Turks, two masterworks by the greatest Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century, published for the centennial of his birth. Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa. It tells the story of Joaquim Soares da Cunha, who drops dead after he abandons his life of upstanding citizenship to assume the identity of Quincas Water-Bray, a "champion drunk" and bum who is whisked along on a postmortem journey that climaxes in his loss at sea"
Jubiabá by Jorge Amado( Book )

206 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociální román z brasilského černošského prostředí. Ústřední postavou je černý Antonio Balduíro, silák s citlivým srdcem a duší dítěte. Sledujeme jeho osudy, neuvědomělé tápání po smyslu života. Vůdce potulné žebravé tlupy dětí nastupuje dráhu slavného boxera, cirkusového zápasníka, skladatele písniček. Pozvolna vyrůstá v uvědomělého příslušníka dělnické třídy. Žena, kterou miluje, neopětuje jeho lásku a klesá až na dno lidské společnosti. Umírá Balduírovi před očima. Ale on už má pro co žít, našel svou úlohu: bojuje za vítězství vykořisťovaných
Sea of death by Jorge Amado( Book )

180 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captains of the sands by Jorge Amado( Book )

217 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They call themselves 'Captains of the Sands,' a gang of orphans and runaways who live by their wits and daring in the torrid slums and sleazy back alleys of Bahia. Led by fifteen-year-old 'Bullet,' the band-including a crafty liar named 'Legless,' the intellectual 'Professor,' and the sexually precocious 'Cat'-pulls off heists and escapades against the right and privileged of Brazil. But when a public outcry demands the capture of the 'little criminals,' the fate of these children becomes a poignant, intensely moving drama of love and freedom in a shackled land
The golden harvest by Jorge Amado( Book )

139 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une nouvelle traduction pour ce roman qui avec "Les Terres du bout du monde", qui lui est antérieur, ne forment qu'une seule histoire
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 )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 695 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
Pen, sword, camisole : a fable to kindle a hope : a novel by Jorge Amado( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seara vermelha by Jorge Amado( Book )

128 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belletristik : Brasilien ; Kleinbauer - Emigration - soziale Gerechtigkeit
The swallow and the tom cat : a love story by Jorge Amado( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dona Flor e seus dois maridos : história moral e de amor : romance by Jorge Amado( Book )

74 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristisk roman om Dona Flor og hendes to ægtemænd
Gabriela, cravo e canela, crônica de uma cidade do interior; romance by Jorge Amado( Book )

91 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escrito em 1958, Gabriela, cravo e canela se tornou ao longo das décadas seguintes um dos romances de Jorge Amado de maior sucesso em todo o mundo. A história do caso de amor entre o sírio Nacib e a mulata Gabriela -- um dos personagens femininos mais sedutores da literatura brasileira -- é também uma bela crônica do período áureo do cacau na região de Ilhéus. Sensual e inocente, sábia e pueril, a cozinheira Gabriela conquistou não apenas o coração de Nacib, mas também os leitores de vários países e gerações
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The war of the saints
Alternative Names
Amađô, Gioocgi 1912-2001

Amado, Horhe

Amado, Jorge

Amado, Jorge 1912-

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-

Amadu, Zhorzhi 1912-2001

Amadu, Zjorzji 1912-2001

Amadu, Žorži.

Amadu, Žorži 1912-2001

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Georgius Amado

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Žoržė Amadas

Χόρχε Αμάντο Βραζιλιάνος συγγραφέας

Амаду, Жоржи 1912-2001

Жоржи Амаду

Жоржі Амаду

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אמאדא, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001

אמאדו, ז'ורג'ה

אמאדו, ז'ורז'י

אמאדו, ח'ורח'ה

אמדו, ז'ורג'ה

אמדו, ז'ורז'ה 1912-2001

אמדו, ח'ורח'ה

ז'ורז'י אמאדו

آمادو، جورج، 1912-2001

أمادو, جورجي.

جورجىي امادۋ

جورجي آمادو، 1912-2001

خورخي أمادو

ژورژه آمادو ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و شاعر برزیلی

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아마도, 조르주 1912-2001

아마도, 조르지 1912-2001

아마도, 죠르쥬 1912-2001

아마도, 죠르지 1912-2001

아마두, 조루즈 1912-2001

아마두, 조르지 1912-2001

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アマード, J

アマード, ジョルジェ



Dona Flor and her two husbands; a moral and amorous taleThe violent landTent of miraclesShow downTereza Batista : home from the warsThe war of the saintsSea of deathCaptains of the sandsTieta, 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!