November 1993

CONTENTS:

Cover: Battling Hunger (p. 7)

Short Story: Mafra Carbonieri (p. 13)

Gearing up for voting (p. 15)

Damn inflation! (p. 16)

Academy: In search of an immortal (p. 18)

The Amazon’s chief (p. 19)

Sweet smell of money (p. 21)

Music: “Unhiding” Laurindo de Almeida (p. 23)

Romário & Bebeto: Soccer’s diabolic duo (p. 24)

Books: Paulo Coelho’s formula (p. 27)

Book Review: Xuxa (The Mega-Marketing of Gender, Race and Modernity) (p. 28)

Music: Edu Lobo off the cave (p. 29)

Review: Seducing CDs – Manfredo Fest’s Oferenda & Samba Brasil(p. 31)

Travel: Little & charming Sergipe (p. 32)

DEPARTMENTS:

Rapidinhas (p. 6)

Letters (p. 12)

The Cultural Pulse (p. 34)

Por aí (p. 35)

Los Angeles Calendar (p. 38)

San Francisco Calendar (p. 39)

That’s Brazilian (p. 40)

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