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Hija de La Fortuna: Novela

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Eliza Sommers es una joven chilena que vive en Valparaiso en 1849, el ano 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 papitante 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. En esta su mas ambiciosa novel, Isabel Allende presenta un universo fascinante, poblado de entranables personajes que, como tantos otros de la autora, se quedan para siempre en la memoria y el corazon de los lectores.

Synopsis:

It is 1843, and the news of the gold in California has reached Valparaiso, Chile. Eliza and Joaquin Andieta are in love. But Joaquin soon is caught up in the popular fever, sets out to make a fortune up north, leaving behind Eliza, now pregnant with his child. Spirited and with a mind of her own, Eliza leaves her home in Valparaiso and undertakes a dangerous sea voyage to San Francisco in search of her lover. What she finds instead is adversity and adventure. When she finally hears news of Joaquin, Eliza must decide who her true love really is.

About the Author

Nacida en Per?, Isabel Allende se cri? en Chile. Algunos de sus libros, La casa de los esp?ritus, De amor y sombra, Eva Luna, Cuentos de Eva Luna, El plan infinito, y m?s recientemente, Paula, raducidos a m?s de 25 lenguas, encabezan la lista de bestsellers en varios paises de America y Europa. Isabel Allende reside actualmente en California.

Born in Peru, Isabel Allende was raised in Chile. She is the author of the novels Portrait in Sepia, Daughter of Fortune, The Infinite Plan, Eva Luna, Of Love and Shadows, and The House of the Spirits, the short story collection The Stories of Eva Luna, the memoir Paula, and Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses. City of the Beast is her first novel for young readers. She lives in California.

Table of Contents

Una trama de una saga familiar, ambientada en la mitad del siglo XIX, y que viaja entre Chile y California a causa de la fiebre del oro. Sus personajes viajan entre la narraciâon de Allende, para posarse poco a poco en la retina del lector.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060194925
Subtitle:
Novela
Author:
Allende, Isabel
Author:
Allende, Isabelle
Publisher:
Harper
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
California
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Allende, isabel, 1942-
Subject:
Gold miners
Subject:
Spanish language edition. .
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
v. 17
Publication Date:
19990421
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.57x6.48x1.35 in. 1.56 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , It is 1843, and the news of the gold in California has reached Valparaiso, Chile. Eliza and Joaquin Andieta are in love. But Joaquin soon is caught up in the popular fever, sets out to make a fortune up north, leaving behind Eliza, now pregnant with his child. Spirited and with a mind of her own, Eliza leaves her home in Valparaiso and undertakes a dangerous sea voyage to San Francisco in search of her lover. What she finds instead is adversity and adventure. When she finally hears news of Joaquin, Eliza must decide who her true love really is.
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