Maria Bonita, a woman among bandits
ISBN: 9782919372621
Publication: Jun. 13, 2016
48 pages
105 × 150 mm
Black and white drawings
FBP: 7.50 €

Maria Bonita, a woman among bandits

Paula Anacaona, Mauricio Negro
Here is the story of Maria Bonita who, at the beginning of the 20th century, chose to live amongst bandits to escape from the conditions of peasants and those of women in a poor region of Brazil, Nordeste. A life as well as an adventure.
  • Paula Anacaona Paula Anacaona’s heart lies somewhere between France and Brazil… So she decided to make her job out of this dual culture : first, she became a translator, then she began her own publishing house specializing in Brazilian literature. In Brazil, she takes an interest in the big cities' favelas. She is also impassioned with the region of Nordeste and theopen spaces of the sertão.

  • Mauricio Negro Mauricio Negro is a visual artist and writer. He likes to draw on Brazilian diversity in his work. Having won several prizes, he combines alternative resources with experimental techniques. He has spent several months in Paris and at present lives with his family in São Paulo, Brazil. He loves the sun, nature, the arts and football.