Goan writer Maria Aurora Couto dies at 85

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Padma Shri awardee(2010), writer, and educationist Maria Aurora Couto died on 14th January 2022. She was 85. She wrote in English, Konkani and Portuguese.

  • Among her writings, she is best known for her autobiography, ‘Goa: A Daughter’s Story (2004)’, in which her memoirs mingle with Goa’s past.
  •  Her notable works are ‘Filomena’s Journeys: A Portrait of a Marriage, a Family and a Culture (2013)’,‘Graham Greene: On the Frontier: Politics and Religion in the Novels’ (1988).

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