Harper Academic

Daughter of Fortune

A Novel

by Isabel Allende

On Sale: 06/10/2008

Price: $16.99

Daughter of Fortune

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Daughter of Fortune

A Novel

by Isabel Allende

On Sale: 06/10/2008

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Price: $16.99

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In 1843,a baby is left on the doorstep of Rose Sommers and her brother Jeremy, who live in the British colony of Valparaiso, Chile. Rose names the baby Eliza and raises her as part of the family. When Eliza falls in love with JoaquÆn Andieta, one of Jeremy's delivery boys, news of the gold in California has just reached Chile. JoaquÆn, caught up in the popular fever, sets out to make a fortune up north, leaving behind Eliza, now pregnant with his child. Spirited and with a mind of her own, Eliza leaves her home in Valparaiso, and undertakes a dangerous sea voyage to San Francisco in search of her lover. What she finds instead is adversity and adventure and, through her own resourcefulness, an even more momentous journey to independence and freedom. When she finally hears news of JoaquÆn, Eliza must decide who her true love really is.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061565335
  • ISBN 10: 0061565334
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 06/10/2008
  • Trimsize: 5.500 in (w) x 8.250 in (h) x 1.080 in (d)
  • Pages: 432
  • List Price: $16.99
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Historical
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense