Jorge Amado Tent of Miracles

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Tent of Miracles

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The story of Pedro Archanjo, mestizo, self-taught ethnologist, apostle of miscegenation, labourer, cult priest and bon vivant... Born in Brazil in 1912, Jorge Amado is one of Latin America's most celebrated writers. His many works include "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands" and "Clove and Cinnamon".

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"A most enjoyable romp."--"New York Times"
""Tent of Miracles" may well be Amado's masterpiece."--"Christian Science Monitor"
"A very rich and exotic novel . . . tells the story of Pedro Archanjo, mestizo, self-taught ethnologist, apostle of miscegenation, laborer, cult priest, and bon vivant. . . . Amado's joyous, exuberant, almost magical descriptions of festivals, puppet shows, African rituals, local legends, fascinating customs, strange and wonderful characters . . . result in a richness and warmth that are impossible to resist."--"Washington Post"

"A most enjoyable romp."--"New York Times"

""Tent of Miracles" may well be Amado's masterpiece."--"Christian Science Monitor"

"A very rich and exotic novel . . . tells the story of Pedro Archanjo, mestizo, self-taught ethnologist, apostle of miscegenation, laborer, cult priest, and bon vivant. . . . Amado s joyous, exuberant, almost magical descriptions of festivals, puppet shows, African rituals, local legends, fascinating customs, strange and wonderful characters . . . result in a richness and warmth that are impossible to resist." "Washington Post""

"A most enjoyable romp." "New York Times""

""Tent of Miracles" may well be Amado s masterpiece." "Christian Science Monitor""

"A very rich and exotic novel . . . tells the story of Pedro Archanjo, mestizo, self-taught ethnologist, apostle of miscegenation, laborer, cult priest, and bon vivant. . . . Amado s joyous, exuberant, almost magical descriptions of festivals, puppet shows, African rituals, local legends, fascinating customs, strange and wonderful characters . . . result in a richness and warmth that are impossible to resist." Washington Post

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"A most enjoyable romp." New York Times

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"Tent of Miracles may well be Amado s masterpiece." Christian Science Monitor

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"Delightful ribaldry and exotic trimmings . . . Bahia surely has no greater poet than Jorge Amado." Saturday Review"

About the Author:

Jorge Amado is the acclaimed author of Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, and Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars. Highly successful film and Broadway versions of Dona Flor have brought worldwide recognition to Brazil s foremost living novelist"

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