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Author Jesus, Carolina Maria de, author.

Uniform Title Quarto de despejo. English
Title Child of the dark : the diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus / translated from the Portuguese by David St. Clair ; with a new afterword by Robert M. Levine.

Publication Info. New York : Signet Classics/New American Library, [2003]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.098161 J499Bj 2003    ---  Available
 Axe Kansas Collection Harmon  306.098161 J499Bj 2003 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xv, 187 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1962.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 188).
Summary A first-hand account of life in the streets of Sao Paulo from 1955 to 1960, details the plight of an artist, writer and single mother of three children who, while living in a hovel, supported her family by digging through the garbage for paper and scraps to sell.
Subject Jesus, Carolina Maria de.
São Paulo (Brazil) -- Social conditions.
Poor -- Brazil -- São Paulo.
Jesus, Carolina Maria de. (OCoLC)fst00119583
Poor. (OCoLC)fst01071040
Social conditions (OCoLC)fst01919811
Brazil -- São Paulo. (OCoLC)fst01205761
Genre/Form Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst01919894
Added Author St. Clair, David, translator.
ISBN 0451627318

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