Books by Frances de Pontes Peebles

THE SEAMSTRESS by Frances de Pontes Peebles
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"Slow-moving, long and meandering, like an Amazonian stream—with moments of beauty, but in need of a machete."
Two sisters work both banks of the river and both sides of the law, united in their knowledge of stitchery, in this ponderous semi-epic, set in the steamy Brazilian jungle in the 1920s and '30s. Read full book review >