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Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon

Jorge Amado

Ilhéus in 1925 is a booming town with a record cacao crop and aspirations for progress, but the traditional ways prevail. When Colonel Mendon�a discovers his wife in bed with a lover, he shoots and kills them both. Political contests, too, can be settled by gunshot...No one imagines that a bedraggled migrant worker who turns up in town-least of all...
Publish Date
2006
September 12
First Published in 1958
Goodreads rating
4.13
ISBN
9780307276650
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