La Costurera / The Seamstress (Paperback)
|Young sisters EmIlia and Luzia dos Santos know how to cut, mend, and concealuseful skills in the lawless backcountry of Brazil. EmIlia, a naive romantic, dreams of falling in love with a gentleman and escaping to a big city. Quick-tempered Luzia also longs for escape, but when she is abducted and EmIlia stumbles into a marriage with the son of a wealthy and politically powerful doctor, the sisters quiet lives diverge in ways they never would have imagined.|
From the Publisher:
Having mastered the clothing maker's art, orphans Emilia and Luzia dos Santos harbor individual dreams for the future but find their lives playing out divergently as the wife of a wealthy doctor's son and a member of a rebel bandit gang.