Geraldo Franca de Lima

Novelist

Geraldo Franca de Lima, novelist whose work became a well-known soap opera and who was a member of Brazil’s Academy of Letters, died Friday March 21 in Rio de Janeiro. He was 89.

Franca de Lima wrote 12 novels, among them “Branca Bela” (“White Beauty”), “Rio da Vida” (“River of Life”) and “Serras Azuis” (“Blue Mountains”) that was adapted into a television soap opera by the Rede Bandeirantes television network in 1998.

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