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Ines of My Soul A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0061161578

ISBN-13: 9780061161575

Edition: Large Type 

Authors: Isabel Allende, Margaret Sayers Peden

List price: $25.95
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This magisterial work of historical fiction recounts the astonishing life of Ins Surez, a daring Spanish conquistadora who toiled to build the nation of Chile-;and whose vital role has too often been neglected by history. It is the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and when Ins's shiftless husband disappears to the New World, she uses the opportunity to search for him as an excuse to flee her stifling homeland and seek adventure. After a treacherous journey to Peru, she learns of his death in battle. She meets and begins a passionate love affair with a man who seeks only honor and glory: Pedro Valdivia, war hero and field marshal to the famed Francisco Pizarro.…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

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,…