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The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray
By Rivka Galchen (introduced by), Jorge Amado and Gregory Rabassa (trans)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date August 28, 2012
Pages 70
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143106364
ISBN-10 0143106368
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.18 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa. It tells the story of Joaquim Soares da Cunha, who drops dead after he abandons his life of upstanding citizenship to assume the identity of Quincas Water-Bray, a "champion drunk" and bum who is whisked along on a postmortem journey that climaxes in his loss at sea.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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With Jorge Amado, Rivka Galchen (other contributor) | 1 edition from Penguin Classics (August 28, 2012)
9780143106364 | details & prices | 70 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.18 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa.

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