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Daughter of fortune : a novel / Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden
Book | Harper Perennial | 2006 | 1st Harper Perennial ed.
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1st Harper Perennial ed.
Description
399, 20 pages : map ; 21 cm
Note
Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, c1999.
"P.S. insights, interviews, & more"--Cover.
Contents
Part one 1843-1848 : Eliza ; English ; Sen̋oritas ; Ruined reputation ; Suitors ; Miss Rose ; Love -- Part two 1848-1849 : The news ; The farewell ; Fourth son ; Tao Chi'en ; The voyage ; The Argonauts ; The secret -- Part three 1850-1853 : El Dorado ; Business dealing ; Soiled doves ; Disillusion ; Singsong girl ; Joaquin ; An unusual pair.
Summary
A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel.
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Hija de la fortuna. English
ISBN
0061120251
9780061120251
1417755946
9781417755943
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