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Daughter of Fortune

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ISBN: 9780006552321
AuthorAllende, Isabel
Pub Date07/08/2000
BindingPaperback
Pages416
CountryGBR
Dewey863
Quick overview A magnificent sweeping tale from the international bestselling author of `The House of the Spirits'.
€11.47

A magnificent sweeping tale from the international bestselling author of `The House of the Spirits'.


Set in Anglophile Chile and goldrush California during the middle years of the nineteenth century, this magnificent romance tells the story of English foundling Eliza Sommers who grows up in the bustling entrepot of Valparaiso. Eliza is a spirited, sparky and ambitious romantic who becomes embroiled in a forbidden love affair with the charismatic but capricious Joaquin Andieta. When he disappears suddenly for California, and the promise of riches that rumours of gold strikes have brought him, she can but follow after him...

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A magnificent sweeping tale from the international bestselling author of `The House of the Spirits'.


Set in Anglophile Chile and goldrush California during the middle years of the nineteenth century, this magnificent romance tells the story of English foundling Eliza Sommers who grows up in the bustling entrepot of Valparaiso. Eliza is a spirited, sparky and ambitious romantic who becomes embroiled in a forbidden love affair with the charismatic but capricious Joaquin Andieta. When he disappears suddenly for California, and the promise of riches that rumours of gold strikes have brought him, she can but follow after him...

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