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Allende, Isabel

Overview
Works: 1,643 works in 9,705 publications in 45 languages and 149,592 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Autobiographies  Biographies  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Actor, Editor, Speaker, Honoree, wpr, Dedicatee
Classifications: PQ8098.1.L54, 863.64
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The house of the spirits by Isabel Allende( Book )

779 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 24 languages and held by 10,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trueba family embodies strong feelings from the beginning of the 2 through the assassination of Allende in 1973
Daughter of fortune : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

350 editions published between 1989 and 2020 in 16 languages and held by 7,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )

574 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 26 languages and held by 5,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exotic dance that beguiles and entices ... The enchanted and enchanting account of a contemporary Scheherazade, a wide-eyed American teller-of-tales who triumphs over harsh reality through the creative power of her own imagination ... Born in the back room of the mansion where her mother toils, and herself in service from an early age, the enchanting and ever-enchanted Eva Luna escapes oppression through story telling. Rolf Carle flees Germany for South America, and ultimately works as a documentary film maker, to escape childhood memories of burying the concentration camp dead
Portrait in sepia : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

279 editions published between 1899 and 2020 in 11 languages and held by 5,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounted in the voice of a young woman in search of her roots, Portrait in Sepia is a novel about memory and family secrets. Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that shapes her character and erases from her mind all recollection of the first five years of her life. Raised by her ambitious grandmother, the regal and commanding Paulina del Valle, she grows up in a privileged environment, free of the limitations that circumscribe the lives of women at that time, but tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she decides to explore the mystery of her past."--Jacket
Of love and shadows by Isabel Allende( Book )

471 editions published between 919 and 2020 in 18 languages and held by 5,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Allende transports us to a Latin American country in the grip of a military dictatorship, where Irene Beltran, an upperclass journalist, and Francisco Leal, a photographer son of a Marxist professor together discover a hideous crime. They also discover how far they dare go in search of the truth in a nation of terror ... and how very much they risk
The stories of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )

409 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 13 languages and held by 5,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her lover asks her to tell him a story, Eva Luna complies with this collection of tales
Island beneath the sea : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

156 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 4,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny in a society where that would seem impossible"--Provided by publisher
In the midst of winter : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

89 editions published between 17 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 4,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn, 60-year-old human rights scholar Richard Bowmaster hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes a far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz, a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile, for her advice. These three very different people are brought together in a story that moves from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil, sparking the beginning of a long overdue love story between Richard and Lucia
The infinite plan : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

304 editions published between 1991 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 4,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story weaves a vivid and engrossing tale of one man's search for love and his struggle to come to terms with a childhood of poverty and neglect. As he journeys from the Hispanic barrio in Los Angeles to the killing fields of Vietnam to the frenetic life of a lawyer in San Francisco, Gregory Reeves loses himself in an illusory and wrongheaded quest. Only when he circles back to his roots does he find the love and acceptance he has been looking for
City of the beasts by Isabel Allende( Book )

237 editions published between 2002 and 2021 in 11 languages and held by 4,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians
Ripper : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

118 editions published between 2013 and 2021 in 9 languages and held by 4,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco through Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world"--
Maya's notebook : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

125 editions published between 2010 and 2021 in 8 languages and held by 4,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her beloved grandfather, nineteen-year-old Maya Vidal, turning to drugs, alcohol, and petty crimes, becomes trapped in a war between assassins, the police, the FBI, and Interpol, until her grandmother helps her escape to the remote island of Chiloé, off coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life. Maya, a young American on the run records in her diary her adjustment to a new country, her drug problems, her romantic life, and other developments
The Japanese lover : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

54 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 3,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family's Japanese gardener, and between them a tender love blossoms. Following Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart when Ichimei and his family - like thousands of Japanese Americans - are declared enemies by the US government and relocated to internment camps. Throughout their lifetimes, Alma and Ichimei reunite again and again, but theirs is a love they are forever forced to hide from the world. Decades later, Alma is nearing the end of her long and eventful life. Irina Bazili, a care worker struggling to come to terms with her own troubled past, meets the older woman and her grandson, Seth, at Lark House nursing home. As Irina and Seth forge a friendship, they become intrigued by a series of mysterious gifts and letters sent to Alma, and learn about Ichimei and this extraordinary secret passion that has endured for nearly seventy years. "--
Zorro : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

109 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in 13 languages and held by 3,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witnessing the injustices against Native Americans by European settlers from childhood, Diego de la Vega, the son of an aristocratic Spanish landowner and a Shoshone mother, returns to California from school in Spain to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised to seek justice for the weak and helpless. A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, Diego de la Vega is a child of two worlds. His father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother, a Shoshone warrior. At the age of sixteen, Diego is sent to Spain, a country chafing under the corruption of Napoleonic rule. He soon joins La Justicia, a secret underground resistance movement devoted to helping the powerless and the poor. Between the New World and the Old, the persona of Zorro is formed, a great hero is born, and the legend begins. After many adventures -- duels at dawn, fierce battles with pirates at sea, and impossible rescues -- Diego de la Vega, a.k.a. Zorro, returns to America to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised and to seek justice for all who cannot fight for it themselves
Aphrodite : a memoir of the senses by Isabel Allende( Book )

183 editions published between 1997 and 2020 in 13 languages and held by 3,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blending personal reminiscence with folklore from around the world, historical legends, and memorable moments from literature--erotic and otherwise--Allende spices her narrative with equal portions of humor and insight ... A personal ode to the pleasures of food and sex, Aphrodite celebrates the sensual life with joy and imagination."--Jacket. The final third of the book offers recipes for sauces, hors d'oeuvres, soups, appetizers, main courses, and desserts
Inés of my soul by Isabel Allende( Book )

57 editions published between 2006 and 2020 in English and held by 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into a poor Spanish family in the sixteenth century, Inés leaves Spain for the New World to find her missing husband. There she discovers that he's been killed and soon begins a love affair with Pedro de Valdivia, a war hero and field marshall to Francisco Pizarro. Together Inés and Pedro build the new city of Santiago and wage a bloody, ruthless war against the native Chileans
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon by Isabel Allende( Book )

176 editions published between 2002 and 2021 in 10 languages and held by 2,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Cold, his friend Nadia and his journalist grandmother Kate journey to report on the Kingdom of the Golden Dragon, a hidden land high in the Himalayas, for International Geographic. Governed by a king who values ecology above all else, the kingdom has remained untouched by the modern world for generations. But its peaceful, spiritual lifestyle is under threat. "The collector", a rich westerner, is plotting to steal the kingdom's greatest treasure: the Golden Dragon, a valuable statue that can foretell the future
A long petal of the sea : a novel by Isabel Allende( Recording )

32 editions published between 2019 and 2021 in English and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love. In order to survive, the two must unite in a marriage neither of them wants, and together are sponsored by poet Pablo Neruda to embark on the SS Winnipeg along with 2,200 other refugees in search of a new life. As unlikely partners, they embrace exile and emigrate to Chile as the rest of Europe erupts in World War. Starting over on a new continent, their trials are just beginning. Over the course of their lives, they will face test after test. But they will also find joy as they wait patiently for a day when they are exiles no more, and will find friends in the most unlikely of places. Through it all, it is that hope of being reunited with their home that keeps them going. And in the end, they will find that home might have been closer than they thought all along."--
Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende( Book )

135 editions published between 2004 and 2021 in 9 languages and held by 2,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Cold knows all too well that his grandmother Kate is never far from an adventure. When International Geographic commissions her to write an article about the first elephant-led safaris in Africa, they head - with Nadia Santos and the magazine's photograph crew - to the blazing, read plains of Kenya. Days into the tour, a Catholic missionary approaches the camp in search of his companions who have mysteriously disappeared. Kate, Alexander, Nadia, and their team, agreeing to aid the rescue, enlist the help of a local pilot to lead them to the swampy forests of Ngoube. There they discover a clan of Pygmies who unveil a harsh and surprising world of corruption, slavery, and poaching. Alexander and Nadia launch a spectacular and precarious struggle to restore freedom and return leadership to its rightful hands
Inés del alma mía : una novela by Isabel Allende( Book )

121 editions published between 2006 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basada en una investigación meticulosa, esta novela narra la vida de Inés Suárez. Española de una familia pobre, Inés trabaja como costurera. Es el siglo dieciséis, y la conquista de América está apenas comenzando. Cuando un día el esposo de Inés desaparece rumbo al Nuevo Mundo, ella parte en busca de él, escapando de su vida claustrofóbica. En Perú, Inés se entera de que su esposo murió en una batalla, y muy pronto empieza una apasionada relación amorosa con Pedro de Validivia, mariscal de Francisco Pizarro. Valdivia sueña con triunfar donde otros españoles han fracasado, en la conquista de Chile. Aunque se dice que en aquellas tierras no hay oro y que los guerreros son feroces, esto inspira a Valdivia aun más ya que lo que busca es el honor y la gloria. Juntos, los dos amantes fundarán la ciudad de Santiago y librarán una guerra sangrienta contra los indígenas chilenos
 
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Alternative Names
Ālanda, Īzābal 1942-

Alénde, Isabel' 1942-

ʾAlindī, ʾĪzābīl 1942-

Aljende, Isabel

Aljende, Isabel 1942-

Aljende, Isabella 1942-

Aljende, Izabela

Aljende, Izabela 1942-

Aljendė Izabelė

Allende

Allende Bussi, Isabel 1945-

Allende Bussi, María Isabel 1945-

Allende I.

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Allendė Isabelė

Allende, Isabell

Allende, Isabell 1942-

Allende, Izabela, 1942-

Allende Llona, Isabel

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Allende Llona, Isabel Angélica 1942-

Allendeová, Isabel, 1942-

Allīndī, Iyzābīl 1942-

Allīndī, Īzābīl 1942-

Alʹliyindī, Īzābīl

Bussi, María Isabel Allende 1945-

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende Chilean Novelist

Isabel Allende Chilean writer

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Isabel Allende Chileko idazlaria

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Isabel Allendeová

Isabel Allendeová čilská spisovateľka, žurnalistka a politička

Isabel Alýende

Isabella Allende

İzabel Alyende

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Izabella Aljende

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Ιζαμπέλ Αλιέντε χιλιανή συγγραφέας και δημοσιογράφος

Ισαμπέλ Αγιέντε

Альенде, Изабель

Альенде, Исабель 1942-

Изабела Аљенде

Изабела Аљенде чилеанска књижевница

Исабел Алиенде

Исабел Алиенде чилийска писателка

Исабель Альенде

Исабель Альенде чилийская писательница, племянница Сальвадора Альенде

Ізабель Альєнде

Ісабель Альендэ

Ісабэль Альлендэ

Իզաբել Ալենդե

Իսաբել Ալյենդե

איזבל איינדה

איזבל איינדה סופרת צ'יליאני

איינדה, איזבל

אינדה, איזבל, 1942-

الليندي، ايزابيل

ايزابيل الليندى

إيزابيل ألليندى، 1942-

إيزابيل الليندي كاتبة تشيلية

إيزابيل أيندي

ایزابل آلنداٛ

ایزابل آلنده ژورنالیست و نویسنده شیلیایی

ਇਜ਼ਾਬੇਲ ਅਲੈਂਦੇ

ഇസബെൽ അല്ലെൻഡെ

아옌데, 이사벨 1942-

이사벨 아옌데

アジェンデ, イサベル

イサベル・アジェンデ

イサベル・アジェンデ‏ 1942-

伊莎貝·阿言德

伊莎贝尔·阿连德

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