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Captains of the Sands is a Brazilian Modernist novel written by Jorge Amado in 1937. The novel tells of a gang of one hundred orphans and abandoned children. They are seven to fifteen years old and live by begging, gambling and stealing, abandoned in the streets of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The lead character is Pedro …

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Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon is a Brazilian Modernist novel. It was written by Jorge Amado in 1958 and published in English in 1962. It is widely considered one of his finest works. A film adaptation of the same name was created in 1958.

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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands is a Brazilian novel, written by Jorge Amado in 1966 and published in English in 1969. The novel has been adapted into a 1976 film.

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Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars is a Brazilian modernist novel. It was written by Jorge Amado in 1972 and was published in English in 1975, with a translation by Barbara Shelby.

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Tent of Miracles is a Brazilian Modernist novel. It was written by Jorge Amado in 1967 and published the following year. It was later adapted to a 1977 Cinema Novo film by director/screenplay writer Nelson Pereira dos Santos. Tent of Miracles was written three years after the military overthrew Brazilian democracy, …

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The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell, is a 1959 Brazilian Modernist novella by Jorge Amado. In 2012, it was republished in English as The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray.

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