Sara Pinto Coelho

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Sara Pinto Coelho (1913 in Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe – 1990 in Portugal) was a Portuguese writer of fiction and plays in the Portuguese language.

She was born in Roça Esperança, a hamlet in the island of Príncipe and was daughter of Manuel dos Santos e Abreu Jr. and Maria Sarah de Lima. She lived in the Portuguese Main and later lived here adulthood in Mozambique where she attended a primary school.

She wrote theatrical plays for the radio, novels, short stories and children's books. She was director of a theatrical program on Rádio Clube de Moçambique from 1967 to 1972.

She later married Judge José Augusto de Vasconcelos Pinto Coelho, native of Mondim de Basto, Casa do Balcão and was mother of the journalist Carlos Pinto Coelho.

She died in Praia de Miramar in 1990.[citation needed]

Books[edit]

  • Confidências de Duas Raparigas Modernas (1946)[1]
  • O Tesouro Maravilhoso (1947)
  • Aventuras de um Carapau Dourado (1948)
  • Memórias de uma Menina Velha (1994)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Works by Sata Pinto Coelho" (in Portuguese). Memória de África at the University of Algarve.