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The Resource Raised from the ground, Jose Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Raised from the ground, Jose Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

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Raised from the ground
Title
Raised from the ground
Statement of responsibility
Jose Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1980, the City of Lisbon Prize-winning Raised from the Ground follows the changing fortunes of the Mau Tempo family - poor landless peasants not unlike Saramago's own grandparents. Set in Alentejo, a southern province of Portugal known for its vast agricultural estates, the novel charts the lives of the Mau Tempos as national and international events rumble on in the background - the coming of the republic in Portugual, the two World Wars, and an attempt on the dictator Salazar's life. Yet nothing really impinges on the grim reality of the farm labourers' lives until the first communist stirrings
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Summary
Documents the changing fortunes of the Mau-Tempo family--poor, landless peasants living in Alentejo, a southern province of Portugal, during a time of political strife
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10156741
Cataloging source
DLC
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Saramago, Jose
Dewey number
869.342
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Portuguese
Literary form
fiction
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Costa, Margaret Jull
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True
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  • Families
  • Peasantry
  • Portugal
  • Alentejo (Portugal)
Target audience
general
Label
Raised from the ground, Jose Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
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Publication
Note
"First published with the title Levantado do chao in 1980 by Editorial Caminho, SA, Lisbon"--T.p. verso
Control code
000049614156
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
387 p.
Isbn
9781846552496
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Raised from the ground, Jose Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa
Publication
Note
"First published with the title Levantado do chao in 1980 by Editorial Caminho, SA, Lisbon"--T.p. verso
Control code
000049614156
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
387 p.
Isbn
9781846552496
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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