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Biography
Amado was born in a fazenda ("farm") in the inland of the city of Itabuna in the southern part of the Brazilian state of Bahia son of João Amado de Faria and D. Works
The Country of Carnival (O País do Carnaval 1931)
Cacau (1933)
Sweat (Suor 1934)
Jubiabá (1935)
Sea of Death (Mar Morto 1936)
Captains of the Sands (Capitães da Areia 1937)
The Knight of Hope (Vida de Luis Carlos Prestes or O Cavaleiro da Esperança 1942)
The Violent Land (Terras do Sem Fim 1943)
The Golden Harvest (São Jorge dos Ilhéus 1944)
Red Field (Seara Vermelha 1946)
The Bowels of Liberty trilogy (Os Subterrâneos da Liberdade 1954)
Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon (Gabriela Cravo e Canela 1958)
The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (A Morte e a Morte de Quincas Berro Dágua 1959)
Home Is the Sailor (Os Velhos Marinheiros ou o Capitão de Longo Curso 1961)
Ogum's Compadre (O compadre de Ogum 1964)
Shepherds of the Night (Os Pastores da Noite 1964)
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos 1966)
Tent of Miracles (Tenda dos Milagres 1969)
Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars (Teresa Batista Cansada da Guerra 1972)
Tieta (Tieta do Agreste 1977)
Pen Sword Camisole (Farda Fardão Camisola de Dormir 1979)
Showdown (Tocaia Grande 1984)
The War of the Saints (O Sumiço da Santa 1988)
Coasting (Navegação de Cabotagem 1992)
The Discovery of America by the Turks (A Descoberta da América pelos Turcos 1994). It promotes the protection of Amado's estate and the development of culture in Bahia.

Jorge Leal Amado de Faria (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈʒɔʁʒi lɛˈaw ɐˈmadu dʒi fɐˈɾi. He occupied the 23rd chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters from 1961 until his death in 2001. A cheerful and optimistic country and at the same time with deep social and economic differences.