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Raised from the Ground

(2012)
A novel by

 
 
First published in 1980, the City of Lisbon Prize winning Raised from the Ground follows the changing fortunes of the Mau Tempo family - poor, landless peasants not unlike Saramago's own grandparents. Set in Alentejo, a southern province of Portugal known for its vast agricultural estates, Saramago charts the lives of the Mau Tempos as national and international events rumble on in the background--the coming of the republic in Portugal, The First and Second World Wars, and an attempt on the dictator Salazar's life. Yet, nothing really impinges on the grim reality of the farm laborers' lives until the first communist stirrings.

Finally published for the first time in English, Raised from the Ground is Saramago's most autobiographical and deeply personal novel.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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November 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Raised from the Ground
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 0-15-101325-X / 978-0-15-101325-8 (USA edition)
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November 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Raised From The Ground
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-84655-706-2 / 978-1-84655-706-4 (UK edition)
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March 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Raised from the Ground (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-78487-181-8 / 978-1-78487-181-9 (UK edition)
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November 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Raised from the Ground
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ISBN: 0-09-953177-1 / 978-0-09-953177-7 (UK edition)
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November 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Raised from the Ground
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November 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Raised From The Ground
Author(s): Jose Saramago
ISBN: 1-84655-249-4 / 978-1-84655-249-6 (UK edition)
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Title: Raised from the Ground
Author(s): Jose Saramago
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Title: Raised from the Ground
Author(s): Jose Saramago
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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