First published in 1980, Saramago's prizewinning novel "Raised from the Ground" follows the changing fortunes of the Mau-Tempo family - poor, landless peasants not unlike the author'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, ...

Raised from the Ground 2013, Mariner Books, Boston

ISBN-13: 9780544102736

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Raised from the Ground 2013, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099531777

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Raised from the Ground 2012, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780151013258

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Raised from the Ground 2012, Harvill Secker, London

ISBN-13: 9781846552496

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Raised from the Ground 2012, Harvill Secker, London

ISBN-13: 9781846557064

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