Isabel Allende: Daughter of Fortune

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daughter_of_fortune.jpgDaughter of Fortune (Harper Collins)
In the first of a series on women's writing and imagination, Isabel Allende uses feminist terms to describe her history of the California Gold Rush. Her writing has always been a stand against the patriarchy, her characters the people marginalized by American history: women, Hispanics, Native Americans and Asians. (Part 1 of 9)

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