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Más allá del invierno, Isabel Allende

Label
Más allá del invierno
Title
Más allá del invierno
Statement of responsibility
Isabel Allende
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
spa
Summary
  • "Isabel Allende parte de la célebre cita de Albert Camus -"en medio del invierno aprendí por fin que había en mí un verano invencible"- para urdir una trama que presenta la geografía humana de unos personajes propios de la América de hoy que se hallan "en el más profundo invierno de sus vidas": una chilena, una joven guatemalteca indocumentada y un maduro norteamericano. Los tres sobreviven a un terrible temporal de nieve que cae en pleno invierno sobre Nueva York y acaban aprendiendo que más allá del invierno hay sitio para el amor inesperado y para el verano invencible que siempre ofrece la vida cuando menos se espera. Más allá del invierno es una de las historias más personales de Isabel Allende: una obra absolutamente actual que aborda la realidad de la emigración y la identidad de la América de hoy a través de unos personajes que encuentran la esperanza en el amor y en las segundas oportunidades"--Publisher's website
  • "New York Times and worldwide bestselling "dazzling storyteller" (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil. In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an unforeseen and 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 mesmerizing 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. Exploring the timely issues of human rights and the plight of immigrants and refugees, the book recalls Allende's landmark novel The House of the Spirits in the way it embraces the cause of "humanity, and it does so with passion, humor, and wisdom that transcend politics" (Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post). In the Midst of Winter will stay with you long after you turn the final page"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LPU
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Allende, Isabel
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
Language note
In Spanish = En español
LC call number
PQ8098.1.L54
LC item number
M37 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College teachers
  • Women college teachers
  • Women illegal aliens
  • Human rights
  • Extranjeros indocumentados
  • Derechos humanos
  • Universidades
  • College teachers
  • Human rights
  • Women college teachers
  • Women illegal aliens
  • Materiales en español
  • Profesores universitarios
  • FICTION / Literary
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Guatemala
  • Chile
  • Chile
  • Guatemala
  • New York (State)
Label
Más allá del invierno, Isabel Allende
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995363510
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Primera edición Vintage Español
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780525436454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)995363510
  • (Sirsi) a2010238
Label
Más allá del invierno, Isabel Allende
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995363510
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Primera edición Vintage Español
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780525436454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)995363510
  • (Sirsi) a2010238

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