|born on||10 August 1912|
|Place||Itabuna, Brazil, 14s48, 39w16|
|Timezone||LMT m39w16 (is local mean time)|
Brazilian writer whose 32 books were translated into some 50 languages. His early novels were often critical of Brazilian politics and landed him in prison and exile in the 1940s. Years later, his bawdier novels, "Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon," 1958 and "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands," 1966 were turned into movies.
Amado died in mid-August 2001.
Marcello Borges quotes date from media; time unknown
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Over 32 books)
- Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Exiled from Brazil)
- Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Prison sentence (Imprisonment against government)