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  • ISBN: 0593496213
  • ISBN: 9780593496213
  • ISBN: 0593499077
  • ISBN: 9780593499078
  • ISBN: 0593496205
  • ISBN: 9780593496206
  • Physical Description: 322 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2022]

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General Note: "Published in Spanish by Plaza & Janes, a member of Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, Barcelona, Spain ©2022"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.: Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family of five boisterous sons. The ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish flu arrives on the shores of her South American homeland almost at the moment of her birth. As the Great Depression transforms the genteel city life she has known, Violeta's family loses all and is forced to retreat to a wild and beautiful but remote part of the country. She tells her story in the form of a letter to someone she loves above all others, recounting devastating heartbreak and passionate affairs, times of both poverty and wealth, terrible loss and immense joy. Her life will be shaped by some of the most important events of history: the fight for women's rights, the rise and fall of tyrants, and, ultimately, not one but two pandemics.--
Subject: Women Fiction
Reminiscing in old age Fiction
Epidemics Fiction
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 Fiction
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- Fiction
Families Fiction
Women's rights Fiction
FICTION / Historical / General
FICTION / World Literature / Chile
FICTION / Hispanic & Latino
Women's rights
Latin America History 20th century Fiction
Latin America
Genre: Novels.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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