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The seamstress, Frances de Pontes Peebles

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The seamstress
Title
The seamstress
Statement of responsibility
Frances de Pontes Peebles
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1930's Brazil, a vigilante gang invades the home of two seamstresses, kidnapping one of them
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Title
The seamstress
Creator
Summary
Taquaritinga do Norte, Brazil, 1928. As seamstresses, the young sisters Emilia and Luzia dos Santos know how to cut, mend and conceal. These are useful skills int he backcountry of Brazil, where ruthless land barons feud with bands of outlaw cangaceiros. While Emilia dreams of falling in love with a gentleman and escaping to a big city, Luzia, scarred by a childhood accident that left her with a deformed arm, finds her escape in sewing and in secret prayers to the saints she believes once saved her life
Subject
Genre
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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262232
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.E32
LC item number
S43 2008
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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Frances de Pontes Peebles
The seamstress, Frances de Pontes Peebles

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