The Resource Her mother's mother's mother and her daughters, (electronic resource)

Her mother's mother's mother and her daughters, (electronic resource)

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Her mother's mother's mother and her daughters
Title
Her mother's mother's mother and her daughters
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Language
eng
Summary
Spanning 500 years of Brazilian history, Her Mother's Mother's Mother and Her Daughters chronicles a family of women, beginning in 1500 with the birth of Inaiá, daughter of a Tupiniquim warrior, and ending in 2001 with Inaiá's distant descendent, Maria Flor. As each new daughter takes the place of her mother, and the mothers before her, Maria José Silveira's captivating, cinematic prose takes us through the formation of the country itself, as well as through the roles, customs, challenges, and intrigues of the women within it. Subversive and refreshing, Silveira blends great storytelling with personal politics to critique the machismo, authoritarianism, and abuses of power prevalent in Brazilian culture. It's a delicate subject, the family story is complicated, and not everything was wine and roses. There was, of course, much happiness and love, many battles and accomplishments, great feats-after all, the women here helped to build this country from nearly nothing. But there were also stories of insanity, or murderesses, and not a few sorrows and tragedies. Great disappointments. A good many of them. Maria José Silveira is the author of ten novels, including the prize-winning Her Mother's Mother's Mother and Her Daughters, the film rights to which were sold to TV Globo. Eric M. B. Becker is editor of Words Without Borders and an award-winning journalist and literary translator. He received a PEN/Heim Translation grant for his work on Mia Couto, and has also translated works by Lygia Fagundes Telles, Noemi Jaffe, and others
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Midwest
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Silveira, María José
Dewey number
869.3/5
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • Women
  • Families
  • Electronic books
  • Brazil
Target audience
adult
Label
Her mother's mother's mother and her daughters, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781940953724
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12004718
Publisher number
MWT12004718
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Her mother's mother's mother and her daughters, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781940953724
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12004718
Publisher number
MWT12004718
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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