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Spilt milk, Chico Buarque

Label
Spilt milk
Title
Spilt milk
Statement of responsibility
Chico Buarque
Creator
Contributor
CHqDrx9mrds
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Member of
Summary
Centenarian Eulalio Assumpcao has reached the end of his long life. From his modest bed in a Rio public hospital, as his mind falters, he grandly recounts his past to passing nurses, his visiting daughter and the whitewashed ceiling. His eccentric stories are seemingly nothing more than the ramblings of a dying man, yet as he overlaps each confused memory, they begin to coalesce into a brilliant and bitter eulogy for himself and for Brazil. Charting his own fall from aristocracy, Eulalio's feverish monologue sprawls across the last century, from his empire-building ancestors to his drug-dealing great-great grandson. He confronts his senator father who squandered the family fortune on women and cocaine, and recalls the imperious mother who he always disappointed; but as he drifts through each shifting episode, he never stops searching for Matilde, the girl with cinnamon skin, who danced her way into his heart and then broke it when she disappeared.
Tone
Writing style
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10161172
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1944-
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Buarque de Hollanda, Chico
Dewey number
869.35
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Portuguese
Literary form
novels
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Entrekin, Alison
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True
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  • Brazil
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Target audience
adult
Label
Spilt milk, Chico Buarque
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000052522091
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
177 p.
Isbn
9781848874893
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)815366450
Label
Spilt milk, Chico Buarque
Publication
Control code
000052522091
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
177 p.
Isbn
9781848874893
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)815366450

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