Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus
This dramatic true account of life in the streets of Sao Paulo, from 1955 to 1960, introduced the world to the plight of the poor as an artist, a writer and single mother of three children, while living in a hovel, supports her family by digging through the garbage for paper and scraps to sell. Reissue.
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Review: Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de JesusUser Review - Cristi - Goodreads
Sad, haunting read about the horror of extreme poverty. Read full review
Review: Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de JesusUser Review - Adrian Gonzalez - Goodreads
This book is incredibly empowering. It tells the raw account of Carolina Maria de Jesus, a Brazilian woman living in the favelas of São Paulo, Brazil's largest city. She talks about making a living ... Read full review