So Many Kingdoms
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Paperback. 388 pages. Dimensions: 8.1in. x 5.1in. x 1.0in.Rachel, a Portuguese orphan and New Christian, arrives in Brazil as the bride of a wealthy plantation owner. After escaping to the Dutch Recife, she crosses the paths of five women with whom the protagonist shares the stories of their lives, and those of Brazil. Through Rachels eyes, the reader witnesses the plight of indigenous peoples, slaves, and a leper scultpor, the extraction of diamonds and wealth from the land, the tragic destruction of Amazon forests, and the promise of a backlands messiah. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595095773
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About the Author: Williams uses her experience travelling through Brazilian mining towns and the Amazon jungle to weave a story of Brazil's various blends of cultures. Preserving the natural world and its creatures is a long-time passion of the author, who has served on the National Board of the Defenders of Wildlife.
Title: So Many Kingdoms
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