Brazil

By: John Updike

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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 Brazil's 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." -- Time
"Updike's novel, as tender as it is erotic, becomes a magnificently wrought love story . . . . Beautifully written." -- Detroit Free Press

"From the Paperback edition."

Title: Brazil

Author Name: John Updike

Categories: General Fiction,

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1994

ISBN Number: 0679430717

ISBN Number 13: 9780679430711

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 0108950

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