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Allende, Isabel

Overview
Works: 631 works in 6,956 publications in 40 languages and 138,576 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Adventure stories  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of introduction, Actor, Other, Editor, Speaker, Honoree, wpr, Dedicatee
Classifications: PQ8098.1.L54, 863.64
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The house of the spirits by Isabel Allende( Book )

829 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 21 languages and held by 10,410 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 )

300 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 7,365 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 )

498 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in 24 languages and held by 5,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

234 editions published between 1899 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 5,623 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."--The publisher
Of love and shadows by Isabel Allende( Book )

436 editions published between 919 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 5,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman reporter in a Latin American country and a photographer are sent on a routine assignment. The two uncover a hideous crime, the revelation of which could challenge the terrorism of the military regime
The stories of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )

352 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 5,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of twenty-three short stories of Argentinean peasants and patricians, revolutionaries and tyrants, and seductresses and fortune tellers
Island beneath the sea : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

121 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,958 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
The infinite plan : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

254 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,388 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 )

208 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,187 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 )

103 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,027 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 )

89 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,994 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
Zorro : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

86 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 3,817 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
The Japanese lover : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

44 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, 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, as the rest of the world goes to war, she encounters Ichimei Fukuda, the quiet and gentle son of the family's Japanese gardener. Unnoticed by those around them, a tender love affair begins to blossom. Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart as Ichimei and his family--like thousands of other Japanese Americans--are declared enemies and forcibly relocated to internment camps run by the United States government. Throughout their lifetimes, Alma and Ichimei reunite again and again, but theirs is a love that 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 elderly woman and her grandson, Seth, at San Francisco's charmingly eccentric 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, eventually learning about Ichimei and this extraordinary secret passion that has endured for nearly seventy years. Sweeping through time and spanning generations and continents, The Japanese Lover explores questions of identity, abandonment, redemption, and the unknowable impact of fate on our lives. Written with the same attention to historical detail and keen understanding of her characters that Isabel Allende has been known for since her landmark first novel The House of the Spirits, The Japanese Lover is a profoundly moving tribute to the constancy of the human heart in a world of unceasing change"--
In the midst of winter : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )

38 editions published between 17 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 3,251 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
Aphrodite : a memoir of the senses by Isabel Allende( Book )

147 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 3,171 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 )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 3,087 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 )

140 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,999 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
Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende( Book )

113 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,378 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 )

102 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,554 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
Zorro : una novela by Isabel Allende( Book )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nacido en 1795 en la California hispana, Diego de la Vega está atrapado entre dos mundos. Su padre es militar convertido en próspero hacendado, su madre es guerrera indígena y su abuela materna es la sabia chamán de su tribu. Del primero, Diego aprende las virtudes de un hidalgo, mientras su madre y su abuela lo inician en las tradiciones indígenas. Desde la niñez se da cuenta de las injusticias que soportan los indios a mano de los colonos europeos. Diego se hace hombre en Barcelona, justamente cuando España soporta una cruenta guerra. Le toca de todo, desde duelos a muerte hasta enamorarse a primera vista, huir con una tribu de gitanos, ser secuestrado por piratas y, sobre todo, enfrentarse al hombre que habrá de ser su peor enemigo. Por ultimo regresa a California a reclamar la hacienda donde nació e impartir justicia, luchando por los indefensos
 
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Daughter of fortune : a novel
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Alternative Names
Ālanda, Īzābal 1942-

Alénde, Isabel' 1942-

ʾAlindī, ʾĪzābīl 1942-

Aljende, Isabel 1942-

Aljende, Isabella 1942-

Aljende, Izabela 1942-

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Allende Bussi, Isabel 1945-

Allende Bussi, María Isabel 1945-

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Alʹliyindī, Īzābīl

Bussi, María Isabel Allende 1945-

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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

Исабель Альенде

Исабель Альенде чилийская писательница, племянница Сальвадора Альенде

Ізабель Альєнде

Ісабель Альендэ

Ісабэль Альлендэ

Իզաբել Ալենդե

איזבל איינדה

איזבל איינדה סופרת צ'יליאני

איינדה, איזבל

אינדה, איזבל, 1942-

الليندي، ايزابيل

إيزابيل ألليندى، 1942-

إيزابيل الليندي كاتبة تشيلية

إيزابيل أيندي

ایزابل آلنداٛ

ایزابل آلنده ژورنالیست و نویسنده شیلیایی

ਇਜ਼ਾਬੇਲ ਅਲੈਂਦੇ

아옌데, 이사벨 1942-

이사벨 아옌데

アジェンデ, イサベル

イサベル・アジェンデ

伊莎貝·阿言德

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