Jorge Amado: Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon


Ilheus in 1925 is a booming town with a record cacao crop and aspirations for progress, but the traditional ways prevail. When Colonel Mendonca discovers his wife in bed with a lover, he shoots and kills them both. Political contests, too, can be settled by gunshot... No one imagines that a bedraggled migrant worker who turns up in town-least of all Gabriela herself-will be the agent of change. Nacib Saad has just lost the cook at his popular cafe and in desperation hires Gabriela. To his surprise she turns out to be a great beauty as well as a wonderful cook and an enchanting boon to his business. But what would people say if Nacib were to marry her? Lusty, satirical and full of intrigue, "Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon" is a vastly entertaining panorama of small town Brazilian life.

* Covers breathing, posture, warming up, and more. feel beautiful by perfecting your posture Nima Sherpa lives in Nepal at the top of the world, where the tallest mountain on earth, Chomolongma the mountain we call Everest towers above the clouds. Nima has promised her father, a mountain guide, that she will find a way to help make the world a better place. Every day, on the long walk to the market village where she goes to school, Nima meets porters and caravans carrying their goods to market, travelers trekking to their next lodge, and monks on their way to their monastery. After school, she meets her friend Tenzing, an old Tibetan trader, who shares some honey with her at the market place. Whenever Nima sees someone, she brings her hands together with her fingers almost touching her chin, bows her head slightly, and says Namaste the light in me meets the light in you. Her mother tells her, When you say Namaste, try to see the special spark of light that shines within every person s heart. In "Namaste!" Nima learns that she brightens the day for friends and strangers alike when she shares her sweetness and light, every time she says Namaste. Woven into this simple, gentle story about recognizing and honoring the Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon download epub sacred in one another are delightful details of daily life in Nepal. "Namaste!" is lusciously illustrated by artist Amy Cordova, with a glossary of terms at the end of the book, and an informative afterword by Ang Rita Sherpa of The Mountain Institute. "(Ages 5 8)"A portion of the proceeds from the sale of "Namaste!" helps support The Mountain Institute, a non-profit organization working to empower communities that call mountains home."

Author: Jorge Amado
Number of Pages: 425 pages
Published Date: 12 Sep 2006
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publication Country: New York, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780307276650
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