by John Updike
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
Tristao Raposo, a nineteen-year old black child of the Rio slums, spies Isabel Leme, an eighteen-year-old upper-class white girl, across the hot sands of Copacabana Neach, and presents her with a ring.
Their flight into marriage takes them from urban banality to the farthest reaches of Brazil's wild west...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/10/2006
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141188942