Brazil John Updike

ISBN: 9780449223130

Published: August 27th 1996

Mass Market Paperback

304 pages


Brazil  by  John Updike

Brazil by John Updike
August 27th 1996 | Mass Market Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 304 pages | ISBN: 9780449223130 | 7.66 Mb

They meet by chance on Copacabana Beach: Tristao Raposo, a poor black teen from the Rio slums, surviving day to day on street smarts and the hustle, and Isabel Leme, an upper-class white girl, treated like a pampered slave by her absent though very powerful father. Convinced that fate brought them together, betrayed by families who threaten to tear them apart, Tristao and Isabel flee to the farthest reaches of Brazils wild west -- unaware of the astonishing destiny that awaits them .

. .Spanning twenty-two years, from the mid-sixties to the late eighties, BRAZIL surprises and embraces the reader with its celebration of passion, loyalty, and New World innocence.A tour de force . . . Spectacular. -- TimeUpdikes novel, as tender as it is erotic, becomes a magnificently wrought love story .

. . . Beautifully written. -- Detroit Free PressFrom the Paperback edition.

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