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Bitita's Diary: The Childhood Memoirs of Carolina Maria de Jesus

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4 out of 5
Based on 66 Ratings and 26 Reviews

Book Description
Carolina Maria de Jesus (1914-1977), nicknamed Bitita, was a destitute black Brazilian woman born in the rural interior who migrated to the industrial city of Sao Paulo. She was self-taught and obtained a degree of celebrity after the publication of several of her diaries written in the 1950s. Her book, Quarto de Despejo (The Garbage Room) sold over 90,000 copies in six months, was translated into... More
Book Information
PublisherM.E. Sharpe
BindingPaperback (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
ISBN-100765602121
ISBN-13978-0765602121
Publication Date12/1997
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About Carolina Maria De Jesus (Author) : Carolina Maria De Jesus is a published author. Published credits of Carolina Maria De Jesus include Bitita's Diary: The Childhood Memoirs of Carolina Maria De Jesus (Latin American Realities).
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About Robert M. Levine (Editor) : Robert M. Levine is a published editor. Published credits of Robert M. Levine include Clotel or the President's Daughter (A Bedford Cultural Edition), Bitita's Diary: The Childhood Memoirs of Carolina... more
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About Beth Joan Vinkler (Translator) : Beth Joan Vinkler is a published translator. Published credits of Beth Joan Vinkler include Bitita's Diary: The Childhood Memoirs of Carolina Maria De Jesus (Latin American Realities).
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About Emanuelle Oliveira (Translator) : Emanuelle Oliveira is a published translator. Published credits of Emanuelle Oliveira include Bitita's Diary: The Childhood Memoirs of Carolina Maria De Jesus (Latin American Realities).
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