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The Resource Portrait in sepia, by Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden

Portrait in sepia, by Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden

Label
Portrait in sepia
Title
Portrait in sepia
Statement of responsibility
by Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Summary
With her earliest memories erased by a brutal trauma, Aurora del Valle is raised amid great wealth in Chile by her shrewd, commanding grandmother. But her nights are tormented by a nightmare set in San Francisco's Chinatown. Now, reaching womanhood and thrust into a marriage that quickly leaves her disillusioned, she begins a search for her missing years and unwinds a twisted saga linking three generations of a powerful family to a courageous Chinese physician and Eliza Sommers, a protagonist of Allende's Daughter of Fortune, in a tale that explores the complexity of passion, the power of memory, and a woman's emerging self
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Awards note
Tayshas Reading list, 2002-2003.
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065949
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1280
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PQ8098.1.L54
LC item number
R4813 2001
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1280
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
8.8
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http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adult
Label
Portrait in sepia, by Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocm45486921
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780066211619
Lccn
00054127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45486921
  • (Sirsi) a701504
Label
Portrait in sepia, by Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden
Publication
Copyright
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
ocm45486921
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780066211619
Lccn
00054127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45486921
  • (Sirsi) a701504

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