le Breton, Binka

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LE BRETON, Binka. British, b. 1942. Genres: Children's non-fiction, Civil liberties/Human rights, Environmental sciences/Ecology. Career: Concert pianist, 1974-89; Iracambi Rainforest Research Center, Brazil, director, 1999-; writer and lecturer on environmental affairs and human rights. Worked as a teacher of English as a foreign language in Nairobi, Jakarta, New Delhi, Recife, London, and Washington, D.C. Publications: Voices from the Amazon, 1993; The Rainforest, 1997; A Land to Die For, 1997; Todos Sabiam, 2000; Somebody Knows My Name, 2002; Vidas Roubadas, 2002; Trapped: Modern-Day Slavery in the Brazilian Amazon, 2003. Address: Fazenda Iracambi, Rosario da Limeira, 36887 Muriae M.G., Brazil. Online address: [email protected]