The Resource In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson

In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson

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In the midst of winter : a novel
Title
In the midst of winter
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson
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  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"New York Times and worldwide bestselling "dazzling storyteller" (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil. In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an unforeseen and far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz--a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile--for her advice. These three very different people are brought together in a mesmerizing story that moves from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil, sparking the beginning of a long overdue love story between Richard and Lucia. Exploring the timely issues of human rights and the plight of immigrants and refugees, the book recalls Allende's landmark novel The House of the Spirits in the way it embraces the cause of "humanity, and it does so with passion, humor, and wisdom that transcend politics" (Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post). In the Midst of Winter will stay with you long after you turn the final page"--
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Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ8098.1.L54
LC item number
M3713 2017
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson
Label
In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Spain in 2017 as Más allá del invierno" -- Verso title page
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volume
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nc
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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ocn978890966
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781501178139
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017027807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)978890966

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