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Inés of my soul

Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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"It is the sixteenth century, the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas. Inés Suárez, born into a poor family in Spain, works as a seamstress. When her husband disappears to the New World, Inés is happy to to flee her stifling homeland, and search for him. Her journey takes her to Peru, and she learns that her husband has died in battle. However, she begins a love affair with Pedro de Valdiva, field  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Inés Suárez
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Allende
ISBN: 9781847822284 1847822282
OCLC Number: 191891247
Notes: Originally published: London: Fourth Estate, 2006.
Description: 453 pages (large print) : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.

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"It is the sixteenth century, the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas. Inés Suárez, born into a poor family in Spain, works as a seamstress. When her husband disappears to the New World, Inés is happy to to flee her stifling homeland, and search for him. Her journey takes her to Peru, and she learns that her husband has died in battle. However, she begins a love affair with Pedro de Valdiva, field marshal to conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Valdivia's dream is to conquer Chile. Together, Inés and her lover will build a new city of Santiago, and will wage a bloody, ruthless war against the indigenous Chileans. The horrific struggle will change them forever, pulling each of them toward their own separate destinies."--BOOK JACKET.

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