Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus
New American Library, 1962 - Biography & Autobiography - 187 pages
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 - Jess - Goodreads
Okay, here's my second-time-around review for Child of the Dark after GoodReads ate my first one. This probably won't be as good but I'll take one for the team and at least try. Sigh. My life is so ... Read full review
Review: Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de JesusUser Review - blake - Goodreads
Despite what Robert Levine tries to argue in the afterword, this book is primarily important as a historical document, not as a piece of literature. What's remarkable is who wrote it -- a black, slum ... Read full review