Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001

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Jorge Amado, Brazil's all-time best-selling author, became a well-loved national and much-acclaimed international novelist. He published novels, short stories, and nonfiction, including travel and memoir. Amado is ranked by some critics as Brazil's greatest twentieth-century novelist. His depictions of the social, political, and cultural aspects of Brazil's northwestern Bahia region have been translated into as many as fifty languages.

From the description of Jorge Amado papers, 1970-1987 (bulk 1970-1971) (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 74669955

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Birth 1912-08-10

Death 2001-08-06

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Portuguese

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