Little Star Of Bela Lua: Stories From Brazil

By: Luana Monteiro

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ISBN
9780060899530
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
256
Dimensions
135 x 210mm

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A miraculous fish appears to an old woman in a small town in Northeast Brazil -- and so begins a series of comical, poignant, beautiful, and bizarre tales imagined by a remarkable storyteller whose singular voice resonates with lyrical grace.

Featuring an unforgettable cast of players such as a penitent priest who falls in love with a river spirit, an alcoholic alchemist plumbing the depths of his arcane knowledge for the mysteries of death and immortality, and a young beauty torn between Jesus and the lustful earth goddess who has possessed her since childhood, Little Star of Bela Lua is a rich and luminous collection of wonders that marks the arrival of a talented new voice in American fiction.
ISBN:
9780060899530
Publication Date:
23 / 08 / 2006
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
135 x 210mm

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