Quotes by Carolina Maria de Jesus

About Carolina Maria de Jesus:

Carolina Maria de Jesus is best known for her diary, which was first published as Quarto de Despejo (Child of the Dark) in August 1960, after coming to the attention of a Brazilian journalist, and became a bestseller. This work remains the only document published in English by a Brazilian slum-dweller from that period.

Author Bio

  • NameCarolina Maria de Jesus
  • DescriptionBrazilian writer
  • BornMarch 14, 1914
  • DiedFebruary 13, 1977
  • CountryBrazil
  • ProfessionWriter; Autobiographer
  • WorksChild Of The Dark