House of the fortunate Buddhas /

Set in 1940s and 50s provincial Brazil, House of the Fortunate Buddhas is perhaps most startling for it fiery, uninhibited, and highly compelling narrator. By force of her intelligence, courage, and strength of will, she achieves an unlikely liberation of both mind and body, and her sardonic, frank...

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Main Author: Ribeiro, João Ubaldo, 1941-2014.
Other Authors: Landers, Clifford E.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Champaign [Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2011.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Brazilian literature series.
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