- Read an excerpt from Inés of My Soul.
Isabel Allende: Ines of My Soul
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?
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