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City of the Beasts

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ISBN-10: 0061825115

ISBN-13: 9780061825118

Edition: N/A

Authors: Isabel Allende, Isabel Allende

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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
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,…