Isabel Allende Daughter of Fortune

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Daughter of Fortune

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Eliza Sommers es una joven chilena que vive en Valparaiso en 1849, el ano en que se descubre oro en California. Su amante, Joaquin Andieta, parte hacia el norte decidido a encontrar fortuna, y ella decide seguirlo. El viaje infernal, escondida en la cala de un velero, y la busqueda de su amante en una tierra de hombres solos y prostitutas atraidos por la fiebre del oro, transforman a la joven inocente en una mujer fuera de lo comun. Eliza recibe ayuda y afecto de Tao Chi'en, un medico chino, quien la conducira de la mano en un itinerario memorable por los misterios y contradicciones de la condicion humana. hija de la fortuna es un retrato palpitante de una epoca marcada por la violencia y la codicia en la cual los protagonistas rescatan el amor, la amistad, la compasion y el valor."

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?Sprawling, engrossing, richly textured and expansively told . . . This is storytelling at its most seductive, a brash historical adventure.?-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"An extravagant tale by a gifted storyteller whose spell brings to life the 19th century world. . . . entertaining and well paced . . . compelling." -- "Los Angeles Times

A "rich cast of characters . . . a pleasurable story. . . . In "Daughter of Fortune, Allende has continued her obsession with passion and violence.?-- "New York Times Book Review

About the Author:

Born in Peru and raised in Chile, Isabel Allende is the author of a number of bestselling and critically acclaimed books, including "The House of the Spirits", "Eva Luna, Stories of Eva Luna, ""Of Love and Shadows, "and "Paula". Her latest novel is "The Japanese Lover". Her books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages and have sold more than 65 million copies worldwide. She lives in California. Her website is IsabelAllende.com.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 2000. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Eliza Sommers es una joven chilena que vive en Valparaíso en 1849, el año en que se descubre oro en California. Su amante, Joaquín Andieta, parte hacia el norte decidido a encontrar fortuna, y ella decide seguirlo. El viaje infernal, escondida en la cala de un velero, y la búsqueda de su amante en una tierra de hombres solos y prostitutas atraídos por la fiebre del oro, transforman a la joven inocente en una mujer fuera de lo común. Eliza recibe ayuda y afecto de Tao Chi'en, un médico chino, quien la conducirá de la mano en un itinerario memorable por los misterios y contradicciónes de la condición humana. hija de la fortuna es un retrato palpitante de una época marcada por la violencia y la codicia en la cual los protagonistas rescatan el amor, la amistad, la compasión y el valor. Bookseller Inventory # 006409

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