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MY INVENTED COUNTRY: A MEMOIR

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000017283

ISBN: 0060545674

Condition: Very Good+


Allende was inspired to write this glimmering and audacious memoir of her l ife as a traveler, exile, and immigrant by an eerie overlaying of dates. Sh e lost a country, she writes, on Tuesday, September 11, 1973, when a milita ry coup brought down Chile's democratic government, then headed by Salvador Allende, a cousin of her father's. And she gained a country on Tuesday, Se ptember 11, 2001, when the terrorist attacks induced her to recognize her d eep allegiance to th... View more info

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DAUGHTER OF FORTUNE: A NOVEL

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: HarperTorch: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000045251

ISBN: 038082101X

Condition: Good


An orphan raised in Valparaíso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigi d brother, young, vivacious Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California d uring the Gold Rush of 1849 -- a danger-filled quest that will become a mom entous journey of transformation. In this rough-and-tumble world of panhand lers and prostitutes, immigrants and aristocrats, Eliza will discover a new life of freedom, independence, and a love greater than any ever dreamed. View more info

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ZORRO

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000042234

ISBN: 0060779004

Condition: Good


A child of two worlds-the son of an aristocratic Spanish military man turne d landowner and a Shoshone warrior woman-young Diego de la Vega cannot sile ntly bear the brutal injustices visited upon the helpless in late-eighteent h-century California. And so a great hero is born-skilled in athleticism an d dazzling swordplay, his persona formed between the Old World and the New- the legend known as Zorro. View more info

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THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Black Swan: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000042950

ISBN: 0552995886

Condition: Very Good


Spanning four generations, Isabel Allende's magnificent family saga is popu lated by a memorable, often eccentric cast of characters. Together, men and women, spirits, the forces of nature, and of history, converge in an unfor gettable, wholly absorbing and brilliantly realised novel that is as richly entertaining as it is a masterpiece of modern literature. Review "'This is a novel like the novels no one seems to write anymore: thick with plot and bristling with c... View more info

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FOREST OF THE PYGMIES

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000043656

ISBN: 0007199635

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


From one of the world's best-loved storytellers comes a magical novel of ad venture and discovery Alexander Cold knows all too well his grandmother Kat e is never far from an adventure. When International Geographic commissions her to write an article about the first elephant-led safaris in Africa, th ey head-with Nadia Santos and the magazine's photography crew-to the blazin g, red plains of Kenya. Days into the tour, a Catholic missionary approache s the camp in search... View more info

FORTUNA'S DOCHTER

By: Isabel, Allende

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Wereldbibliotheek B.V.: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000013295

ISBN: 9028418385

Condition: Near Fine


In haar langverwachte nieuwe roman beschrijft Isabel Allende de kleurrijke volksverhuizing die plaatsvindt wanneer duizenden Chilenen naar de 'Nieuwe wereld' trekken als daar goud gevonden wordt. View more info