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Daughter of fortune : a novel

Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Adventure fiction
Romance fiction
Fiction
History
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Allende
ISBN: 006019491X 9780060194918 9780060932756 0060932759
OCLC Number: 41076386
Description: viii, 399 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. 1843-1848 : Eliza ; The English ; Señoritas ; A ruined reputation ; Suitors ; Miss Rose ; Love --
pt. 2. 1848-1849 : The news ; The farewell ; Fourth son ; Tao Chi'en ; The voyage ; The Argonauts ; The secret --
pt. 3. 1850-1853 : El Dorado ; Business dealings ; Soiled doves ; Disillusion ; Singsong girls ; Joaquín ; An unusual pair.
Other Titles: Hija de la fortuna.
Responsibility: Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.
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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.

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