Amado, Jorge

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Jorge Amado
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Name
Amado, Jorge Gender: M
born on 10 August 1912
Place Itabuna, Brazil, 14s48, 39w16
Timezone LMT m39w16 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Borges
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Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Marcello Borges quotes date from media; time unknown

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Over 32 books)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Exiled from Brazil)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Prison sentence (Imprisonment against government)