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The War in Bom Fim free pdf "Through the local children's imaginative fantasy of a pretend war, tells the story of the day-to-day survival of Jews in Porto Alegre, Brazil, during World War II. The first novel by Brazilian-Jewish author Moacyr Scliar- translated by David William Foster"--Provided by publisher.

About Moacyr Scliar

Moacyr Scliar says of himself that he is a writer, doctor and Jew which only goes to show what a burden a human being is able to carry around with him. Born in Porto Alegre, in southern Brazil, in 1937, Scliar studied medicine and worked as a doctor in the public health service until retirement. In 2003 he was elected member of the Academia Brasileira das Letras. His award-winning works, which include novellas, short stories, books for young readers, and novels and have been translated into numerous languages, have earned him a place among Latin America s most important contemporary writers. Best known for the novel O centauro no Jardim (1980- translated as The Centaur in the Garden, 1985), he published A guerra no Bom Fim, his first novel, in 1972.David William Foster is the Regents Professor of Spanish and Women and Gender Studies at Arizona State University and the author of numerous works on Latino literature and culture."

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Author : Moacyr Scliar
Publisher : Texas Tech University Press
Data Published : 01 October 2010
ISBN : 0896727122
EAN : 9780896727120
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 127 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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