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Kathleen gives an overview of the book:

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About Kathleen

I was born in Rio de Janeiro but have lived most of my life in the United States. Consequently, my work often reflects the conflict between the Brazilian and the American culture: the sensual and the pragmatic; the myth of self- determination and the myth of El Dorado. My...

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Published Reviews


"Samba Dreamers" is a dark, fantastical and, indeed, brilliant cautionary tale for those who search out paradise without first confronting -- and defeating -- their inner demons. If Nathanael West...


De Azevedo's vibrant  debut novel depicts Brazilians struggling to make a life in 1970s Los Angeles, a story shot through with saudade , Portuguese for intense longing or homesickness. Fleeing political...