Gabriela, clove and cinnamon

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Avon Books , New York
StatementJorge Amado ; translated [from the Portuguese] by James L. Taylor and William Grossman.
The Physical Object
Pagination425 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18356546M
ISBN 100380754703
LC Control Number62008689
OCLC/WorldCa18723406

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When Colonel Mendonça discovers his wife in bed with a lover, he shoots and kills them both. Political contests, too, can be settled by gunshot.

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About the Author Jorge Amado—novelist, journalist, lawyer—was born inthe son of a cacao planter, in Ilheus, south of Salvador. "A Bard book." Translation of: Gabriela, cravo e canela. Description: vi, pages ; 18 cm: Contents: Foreword --Part One, or A Brazilian from the Arabies.

The languor of ofenísia ; The loneliness of Gloria --Part Two, or Gabriela, clove and cinnamon. The secret of Malvina ; The moonlight of Gabriela --Postscript. Other Titles: Gabriela.