Braga, Maria Ondina (1932–2003)

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Braga, Maria Ondina (1932–2003)

Portuguese novelist and short-story writer. Born Jan 13, 1932, in Braga, Portugal; died 2003; educated in Paris and London.

Taught in Goa, Macao, and Beijing, and often based early stories on experiences in the Far East; works include Eu Vim para Ver a Terra (1965), Amor e Morte (1970), A Revolta das Palavras (1975), Estação Morta (1980), A Casa Suspensa (1983), Nocturno em Macao (1991), A Filha do Juramento (1995) and Vidas Vencidas (1998); also wrote biographies of women in Mulheres Escritoras (1980). Won Grand Prize in Literature of ITF (2000).

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