João Ubaldo Ribeiro

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Ribeiro in January 2009.

João Ubaldo Osório Pimental Ribeiro (23 January 1941 – 18 July 2014) was a Brazilian writer. His best known novel was An Invincible Memory which was a success in the English-speaking world. Several of his books and short stories have been made into movies and TV series in Brazil.

Ribeiro was born in Itaparica, Bahia. He had been married three times and had four children.

Ribeiro died from a pulmonary embolism on 18 July 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, aged 73.[1]

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  1. "Morre no Rio o escritor e acadêmico João Ubaldo Ribeiro, aos 73 anos" (in Portuguese). Organizações Globo. 18 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014.

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