This story is based on a Brazilian legend about a songbird reputed to sing the most beautiful song in all the world.
- Auteur:Page, P. K.Sommaire:
- Auteur:Giovinazzo, DianaSommaire:
Swept into a passionate affair with the idolized mercenary, Anita's life is suddenly consumed by the plight to liberate Southern Brazil from Portugal, a struggle that would cost thousands of lives and span almost ten bloody years....
- Auteur:Gage, LeightonSommaire:
As Chief Inspector Mario Silva has learned, justice is hard to come by in Brazil, so when his niece tells him about a possible genocide deep in the jungle, he agrees to round up his team and charter a plane to Pará to check it out.
- Auteur:Tomlinson, H. M.Sommaire:
The author's travel narrative aboard a freighter bound for the Amazon in the winter of 1909.
- Auteur:GRISHAM, JohnSommaire:
Danilo Silva, now living in Brazil, was once Patrick Lanigan, a young partner in a prominent law firm - a man now dead and buried.
- Auteur:Griffith, VictoriaSommaire:
Profiles Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, who made great strides in the invention of flight.
- Auteur:Bergad, Laird W.Sommaire:
Laird Bergad presents a comparative history of slavery in Brazil, Cuba and the United States, countries in which the institutions of slavery survived long into the 19th century ; in Brazil as late as 1888. He assesses the various...
- Auteur:Sweet, James H.Sommaire:
- Auteur:Gin, Pascal, Moser, WalterSommaire:
La mobilité – la capacité à se déplacer ou à être déplacé – est un élément si omniprésent dans la vie moderne qu’elle est tenue pour acquise, presque imperceptible en raison de sa constante présence. Dans Mobilités culturelles –...
- Auteur:Machado, Ana Maria, Merola, Caroline, Unger, DavidSommaire:
One day Isabel finds a box in her mother's closet and, inside, a photograph of a girl dressed in old-fashioned clothes. Ten-year-old Bel is enchanted to discover that the girl is her great-grandmother Beatrice, her Bisa Bea, and that...
- Auteur:Fonseca, Aleilton, Varin, Claire, Forget, DanielleSommaire:
Un regard moqueur sur le quotidien des couples … Quiproquo, jalousies, tabous, propos machistes, ironie sur le monde savant, sans oublier l’importance du soccer… Un savoureux mélange à déguster en 26 petits récits. La femme de rêve est...
- Auteur:Smith, RolandSommaire:
While accompanying his father on an expedition up the Amazon River to a jaguar preserve in Brazil, fourteen-year-old Jacob must contend with dangerous animals and fortune hunters.
- Auteur:Machado, Ana Maria, Brandao, Lucia, Baeta, LuisaSommaire:
Mariano and his friends are helping their parents turn an old Brazilian coffee plantation into an inn. The children sleep in a shed, which is being converted into guest rooms. One night they hear crying. Gradually, the ghost of Rosario...
- Auteur:EELLS, Elsie SpicerSommaire:
This book, subtitled "How and Why Tales from Brazilian Folk-Lore", is a collection of short stories, most of them etiologial myths from Brazilian Indian Folklore.
- Auteur:Santos, José Rodrigues dosSommaire:
Professor Tomas Noronha, hired to finish another scholar's research, finds a document with an encrypted message that leads him on a search for the true identity of Columbus.
- Auteur:Vandenbeld Giles, MelinaSommaire:
Ever since anthropology PhD student Clara Lemont started researching the African-Brazilian religion of Odùn, her days and nights became filled with dreams of swirling figures of white, drum beats and yellow eyes haunting her in the...
- Auteur:Kraay, HendrikSommaire:
Since 1824, Bahians have marked independence with a popular festival that contrasts sharply with the official commemoration of Brazil's independence on 7 September. The Dois de Julho (2 July) festival celebrates the day the...