Books by Frances de Pontes Peebles

THE AIR YOU BREATHE by Frances de Pontes Peebles
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 21, 2018

"Peebles' detailed and atmospheric story is cinematic in scope, panoramic in view, and lyrical in tone."
Samba music and its allure beats beneath this winding and sinuous tale of ambition, memory, and identity. Read full book review >
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 >