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by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
 
Young José Martins, let out of class early one day, heads home with his uncle and his older sister. On the way, he and his sister try to guess the reason--a party? a birthday? an election victory?--for their unexpected dismissal from class.

Genre: short story
Length: 3,000 words
Translated from Portuguese (Brazil)

Overview

Young José Martins, let out of class early one day, heads home with his uncle and his older sister. On the way, he and his sister try to guess the reason--a party? a birthday? an election victory?--for their unexpected dismissal from class.

Genre: short story
Length: 3,000 words
Translated from Portuguese (Brazil)

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015869101
Publisher:
Fario
Publication date:
11/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
35 KB

Meet the Author

Brazil's Machado de Assis, the greatest Latin American novelist of the nineteenth century (1839-1908), also excelled in the short story.

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