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Our lives are the rivers : a novel

Author: Jaime Manrique
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the enthralling life of Manuela Sáenz, who won her place in history as the great love of South American liberator Simón Bolivar. Abandoning her position as one of the richest women in Lima, Sáenz worked to overthrow the corrupt representatives of the Spanish crown. She eventually attained the military rank of colonel and fought in numerous battles on behalf of the freedom movement and was incarcerated,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Named Person: Manuela Sáenz; Simón Bolívar; Simón Bolívar; Manuela Sáenz
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaime Manrique
ISBN: 9780060820701 0060820705
OCLC Number: 63763197
Description: 352 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Spaniard's daughter --
An adulterous woman --
Bolivar's liberator --
The years by the sea.
Responsibility: Jaime Manrique.

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Chronicles the enthralling life of Manuela Sáenz, who won her place in history as the great love of South American liberator Simón Bolivar. Abandoning her position as one of the richest women in Lima, Sáenz worked to overthrow the corrupt representatives of the Spanish crown. She eventually attained the military rank of colonel and fought in numerous battles on behalf of the freedom movement and was incarcerated, wounded, and finally exiled from Colombia and Ecuador for life.

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