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Author Lindberg, Marian E., author.

Title The end of the rainy season : discovering my family's hidden past in Brazil / Marian E. Lindberg.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : Soft Skull Press, an imprint of Counterpoint, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 LINDBERG,M    Available
Description 295 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, plates, map ; 23 cm
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Summary Marian Lindberg grew up being told that Walter Lindberg, the man who raised her father, was a brave explorer who had been murdered in the Amazon. She took her father's claims at face value, basking in her exotic roots, until she started to notice things. The unverified legend became a riddle she couldn't solve. As Lindberg moved from journalism to law, fell in love, and sought a family of her own, her father repeatedly interfered. He had a closed vision of his family, and she--unlike the silent Walter--was breaking out. Yet her father's story of the past haunted Lindberg. Long after her father's death, Lindberg set off for the Amazon, determined to find out the truth about Walter. Aided by generous Brazilians who adopted her search as if it were their own, she discovered as much about herself and her family as about Walter, whose true role in Brazil's history turned out to be unexpected and deeply troubling.
Subject Lindberg, Marian E. -- Travel -- Amazon River Region
Lindberg, Marian E. -- Family
Family secrets -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Runaway husbands.
ISBN 9781593766023 (paperback)
1593766025 (paperback)

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