Jorge Amado

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Jorge Amado
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Born Jorge Leal Amado de Faria
10 August 1912(1912-08-10)
Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
Dee'd 6 August 2001(2001-08-06) (aged 88)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Thrift Writer, professor
Naitionality Brazilian
Alma mater Federal Varsity o Rio de Janeiro Faculty o Law
Leeterar muivement Modernism
Notable warks Gabriela, Clove an Cinnamon, Dona Flor an Her Twa Husbands, Tieta, Caiptains o the Saunds
Spoose Zélia Gattai (1945–2001) (his daith)

Jorge Leal Amado de Faria (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈʒɔʁʒi lɛˈaw ɐˈmadu dʒi fɐˈɾi.ɐ], 10 August 1912 – 6 August 2001) wis a Brazilian writer o the modrenist schuil. He remeens the best kent o modren Brazilian writers, wi his wark haein been translatit intae some 49 leids an popularised in film, notably Dona Flor an Her Twa Husbands in 1978. His wark reflects the eemage o a Mestiço Brazil an is merked bi releegious syncretism. He depictit a cheerfu an optimistic kintra that wus beset, at the same time, wi deep social an economic differences.