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Introduction

Against his girlfriend's wishes, Xander leaves London to discover the Brazil he lost when moving to Scotland as a teenager. There his mother's journals, full of family secrets and her own...

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Details of Brazil Lost and Found

Original Title
Brazil Lost and Found
ISBN13
9781511419154
Edition Format
Paperback
Number of Pages
348 pages
Book Language
English
Ebook Format
PDF, EPUB

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Against his girlfriend's wishes, Xander leaves London to discover the Brazil he lost when moving to Scotland as a teenager. There his mother's journals, full of family secrets and her own travels, await him. He journeys to Rio de Janeiro where he meets Ana Claudia, a beautiful, feisty law student.

She introduces him to life in Rio's chic Zona Sul and some of the troubling Against his girlfriend's wishes, Xander leaves London to discover the Brazil he lost when moving to Scotland as a teenager. There his mother's journals, full of family secrets and her own travels, await him. He journeys to Rio de Janeiro where he meets Ana Claudia, a beautiful, feisty law student.

She introduces him to life in Rio's chic Zona Sul and some of the troubling underside of this glittering metropolis. Seeking adventure, Xander travels northeast to Espiritu Santo where he visits Daniela, a young mother and activist with the Landless Worker's Movement. Through his mother's journals, he visits an encampment of families living in a tent city for two years.

Their hope is to gain land for small farming. He continues on to the mystical Bahia, site of his childhood. Ana Claudia joins him here.

But is this for romance or mere curiosity? Together, they explore intriguing aspects of Afro-Brazilian culture and argue about the city of Salvador's ignominious past. Meanwhile, troubling news arrives from London.

Sarah, the girlfriend left behind has discovered that she is pregnant. Xander is thrown into emotional turmoil by this news along with the discoveries he is making while reading his mother's stories. Then a request from his London based boss arrives asking Xander to go to Brasilia where the company has a possible contract with the government.

Here he learns about the cost of doing business in Brazil and ecological problems facing the Cerrado, the country's enormous savannah land. With Sarah pressuring him to return to London, Xander gives himself one more chance to better understand Brazil by traveling to an eco-lodge deep in the Amazon. Here more revelations than ever expected emerge both about himself and the country he hoped to find .


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