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Author Hecht, Tobias, 1964- author.

Title After life : an ethnographic novel / Tobias Hecht ; with portions based on the narrations of Bruna VerĂ­ssimo
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (183 pages)
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Introduction; One; Two; Three; Acknowledgments; A Note on the Photographs; Illustration Credits
Summary Ethnographic novel based on research in Northeast Brazil, centered around interviews with a 17-year old transgendered youth who subsisted on the street for eight years through begging and prostitution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Poor children -- Brazil -- Recife -- Fiction
FICTION / General
FICTION -- General.
Poor children.
Social conditions
Recife (Brazil) -- Social conditions -- Fiction
Brazil -- Recife.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822387727