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Title: Daughter of Fortune | Author: Isabel Allende
Schedule: Chapters posted Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 a.m.
Author Bio: Isabel Allende (1942-) was born in Lima, Peru to Chilean parents. Writing in the genre of magical realism, she is best known for the novel House of the Spirits (1982). She is considered one of the first successful female writers out of Latin America. She has won numerous awards including The Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.
Book Description: Set in Valparaiso, Chile our story centers around the orphaned infant, Eliza. She is taken in by the wealthy Miss Rose and her brother, Jeremy. As time passes, Eliza falls in love with a most unlikely suitor. What follows is a passionate adventure story as the gold rush hits in 1849, and Eliza travels with her love as he seeks his fortune in San Francisco.