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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Personal Memoirs
  • Language:Portuguese
  • Pages:148
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098381578

Sylvio e eu

Um encontro no exílio

by Muriel Vasconcellos

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Overview
Sylvio is a Brazilian professor fleeing the persecution of innocent intellectuals in his country in 1970. Muriel is a translator living in Washington, D.C. When the two meet, it's love at first sight. After spending a total of ten days together, he asks her to join him if he applies for a job in Mexico. She quickly says "yes." The couple's true story begins with their arrival in Mexico several months later.
Description
Portuguese description: Sylvio é um professor universitário brasileiro fugindo da perseguição a intelectuais inocentes no Brasil dos anos 60 e 70. Muriel é uma tradutora norte-americana que mora em Washington, capital. Nesta história verdadeira, quando eles se encontram, é amor à primeira vista. Após passarem apenas dez dias juntos, ele pede que ela o acompanhe ao México, onde está pretendendo um cargo. Ela aceita sem titubear. Casados no papel, os dois se estabeleceram no México, começando sua vida em comum. O livro conta a vida que eles viveram juntos desde sua chegada ao Mexico até a morte de Sylvio, ainda no exílio, em Washington, capital dos Estados Unidos.
About the author
Muriel Vasconcellos é tradutora e editora norte-americana morando em San Diego, Califórnia. Além de ser autora de diversos artigos técnicos na sua área de linguística, ela também escreve sobre temas mais criativas. Seus passatempos incluem design gráfico e paisagismo.
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