Books by Edgard Telles Ribeiro

Released: Aug. 15, 1994

A simple, but by no means timid, story provides the basis for layers of meaning and discovery in this first novel by a Brazilian diplomat. In 1926 a 14-year-old girl is married off to a wealthy, 66- year-old Brazilian plantation owner ``in a ceremony resembling a first communion more than a wedding.'' Guillhermina is so young that her suitor presents her with a doll along with her engagement ring. Read full book review >