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Daughter of Fortune

Orphaned at birth, Eliza Sommers is raised in the British colony of Valpara so, Chile, by the well intentioned Victorian spinster Miss Rose and her rigid brother Jeremy Just as she meets and falls in love with the wildly inappropriate Joaqu n Andieta, a lowly clerk who works for Jeremy, gold is discovered in the hills of northern California By 1849, Chileans of ever Orphaned at birth, Eliza Sommers is raised in the British colony of Valpara so, Chile, by the well intentioned Victorian spinster Miss Rose and her rigid brother Jeremy Just as she meets and falls in love with the wildly inappropriate Joaqu n Andieta, a lowly clerk who works for Jeremy, gold is discovered in the hills of northern California By 1849, Chileans of every stripe have fallen prey to feverish dreams of wealth Joaqu n takes off for San Francisco to seek his fortune, and Eliza, pregnant with his child, decides to follow him.As we follow her spirited heroine on a perilous journey north in the hold of a ship to the rough and tumble world of San Francisco and northern California, we enter a world whose newly arrived inhabitants are driven mad by gold fever A society of single men and prostitutes among whom Eliza moves with the help of her good friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chien California opens the door to a new life of freedom and independence for the young Chilean Her search for the elusive Joaqu n gradually turns into another kind of journey that transforms her over time, and what began as a search for love ends up as the conquest of personal freedom

Title : Daughter of Fortune
Author :  Isabel Allende
Language : English
Isbn : 0061120251
Format : Paperback
Pages : 432 pages

Rating: 4.1

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