In Inés of My Soul
(Harper Collins) Isabel Allende
uncloaks Inés, a shrouded figure from the chronicles of Chilean
history. She was a conquistadora
, a conspirator--but also a healer. Inés redirects the history of violent conquest, becoming a founder of hospitals, schools and institutions. How does this feminist precursor emerge from the tragic history of genocidal colonialism?
Read an excerpt from Inés of My Soul.