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User Review  - msaucier818 - LibraryThing

This is another one of my favorite books that few people I know have read. This is a work of historial fiction that takes the reader from Chile to historical San Francisco. Allende is a powerful ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alphawoman - LibraryThing

Loved it. But it seemed to end very abruptly. LIke she tired of the story and just wound it up. I wanted to know what happens next and there is no next. Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

4.5**** Audio book performed by Blair Brown. This is an historical novel set during the mid-19th century and taking the reader from South America to China to California during the Gold Rush. The story ... Read full review

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User Review  - ytchio - LibraryThing

I loved this book, and I love this author. She is a great story-teller and was able to successfully connect Chilean history with US history. I enjoy learning when I read, and this book allowed me to do so, while transporting me throughout the story, the characters and their lives. Read full review

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User Review  - purplehena - LibraryThing

I went to bed last night with one chapter of this novel remaining. I woke up with the main character, Eliza, on my mind. Isabel Allende is an amazing storyteller who manages to engage the reader's ... Read full review

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User Review  - ariesblue - LibraryThing

The story of passion and determination,Eliza Sommers that brave woman who went for adangerous journey alone,risking all what she has ,her family,her future,her peace her fortune for her search for Joaquín , her first love....... Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

Daughter of Fortune is the didactic tale of what happens when you become so obsessed with a thought, a feeling that you carry the obsession long after you remember why or what it was all about. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - patricia_poland - LibraryThing

The background 'character' is the 1849 California Gold Rush - excellent setting. Eliza, the young heroine of Chile, who chases after a young lover who has headed off to seek his fame & fortune ... Read full review

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User Review  - bakersfieldbarbara - LibraryThing

A wonderful tale about a daughter raised in foster homes, and never knowing her mother. Eventually, an incident drives her to start a search for all she can find out about her mother. Complex ... Read full review

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

Chilean "orphan''s girl's story, mid 1800's, california gold rush, very good. LMIC August Read full review


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