Aboard his boat the Chita Verde, Captain Cristorio sails among archipelagos of islands and the immensity of the ocean, searching for his beloved lost in the seas years before. Along the way he encounters mysterious creatures, shipwrecked sailors and abandoned islands. From Cristorio's baptism at sea in a hurricane to his end fleeing from the jaws of a shark, this novel mixes legend and beauty in a story of haunting beauty.
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Jose Sarney (Maranhao, Brazil, 1930) was president of Brazil from 1985-1990. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of letters; his first book, Norte das Aguas, was published over 30 years ago. Master of the Sea, here in a masterful translation by Gregory Rabassa, has been published in numerous languages throughout the world.Review:
"A picaresque epic of the sea." --Kirkus Review, Sept. 1, 2005
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Book Description Alliform Publishing, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0970765274
Book Description Alliform Publishing, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0970765274
Book Description Aliform Pub, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. trade paperback edition edition. 207 pages. 8.25x5.50x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0970765274