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Daughter of fortune : a novel / Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.

Allende, Isabel. (Author). Peden, Margaret Sayers. (Added Author).

Summary

Summary:

A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0061120251
  • ISBN: 9780061120251
  • ISBN: 1417755946
  • ISBN: 9781417755943
  • Physical Description: 399, 20 pages : map ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Harper Perennial ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2006.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, ©1999.
"P.S. insights, interviews, & more"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one 1843-1848 : Eliza ; English ; Sen̋oritas ; Ruined reputation ; Suitors ; Miss Rose ; Love -- Part two 1848-1849 : The news ; The farewell ; Fourth son ; Tao Chi'en ; The voyage ; The Argonauts ; The secret -- Part three 1850-1853 : El Dorado ; Business dealing ; Soiled doves ; Disillusion ; Singsong girl ; Joaquin ; An unusual pair.
Subject: Gold mines and mining > California > Fiction.
California > History > 1846-1850 > Fiction.
California > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Gold mines and mining.
Manners and customs.
California.
Genre: Action and adventure fiction.
Fiction.
History.
Romance fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.

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