City of the Beasts

ISBN-10: 000200531X
ISBN-13: 9780002005319
Edition: 2002
Authors: Isabel Allende
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Description: En ésta, su primera novela dedicada a lectores jóvenes, la autora nos transporta al corazón del Amazonas donde le espera al lector una aventura llena de realismo mágico. Mientras su madre está en plena batalla contra el cáncer, Alexander Cold, de  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English

En ésta, su primera novela dedicada a lectores jóvenes, la autora nos transporta al corazón del Amazonas donde le espera al lector una aventura llena de realismo mágico. Mientras su madre está en plena batalla contra el cáncer, Alexander Cold, de solo quince años, tiene la oportunidad de hacer un viaje como acompañante de su valiente abuela, periodista de la revista Geografía Internacional, para documentar la existencia del legendario Yeti, conocido como la Bestia. Durante su travesía, el muchacho conoce a Nadia, hija de un guía local, y juntos se embarcan en una serie de aventuras de carácter mágico y místico. El espíritu aventurero de los jóvenes protagonistas los guiará a través de un escalofriante e inolvidable viaje a través de terrenos inexplorados. Una novela llena de situaciones donde se entremezclan diferencias generacionales, animales totémicos y simbolismos.

Isabel Allende was born in 1942 in Lima, Peru, the daughter of a Chilean diplomat. When her parents separated, young Isabel moved with her mother to Chile, where she spent the rest of her childhood. She married at the age of 19 and had two children, Paula and Nicolas. Her uncle was Salvador Allende, the president of Chile. When he was overthrown in the coup of 1973, she fled Chile, moving to Caracas, Venezuela. While living in Venezuela, Allende began writing her novels, many of them exploring the close family bonds between women. Her first novel, The House of the Spirits, has been translated into 27 languages, and was later made into a film. She then wrote Of Love and Shadows, Eva Luna, and The Stories of Eva Luna, all set in Latin America. The Infinite Plan was her first novel to take place in the United States. In Paula, Allende wrote her memoirs in connection with her daughter's illness and death. She delved into the erotic connections between food and love in Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses. In addition to writing books, Allende has worked as a TV interviewer, magazine writer, school administrator, and a secretary at a U.N. office in Chile. She received the 1996 Harold Washington Literacy Award. She lives in California.

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