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José Lins do Rego

Rego, José Lins do (zhŏzĕˈ lēnz dô rĕˈgŏ) [key], 1901–57, Brazilian novelist. His fame rests largely on his semiautobiographical "sugarcane cycle," dealing with social transformation in the Brazilian northeast. The first of the series, Menino de engenho (tr. Plantation Boy, 1966) was published in 1932. Fogo Morto [dead fires] (1943) is considered his principal work. His autobiography, Meus verdes anos [my green years], appeared in 1956.

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