In the midst of winter / Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson
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|Gibsons Public Library||LP FIC ALLE (Text)||30886001050117||Large print fiction||Volume hold||Checked out||05/03/2018|
- ISBN: 9781432844363
- ISBN: 1432844369
- Physical Description: 471 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
- Edition: Large print edition.
- Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017.
"Thorndike Press large print basic series."
"Originally published in Spain in 2017 as Más allá del invierno"--Title page verso.
"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."-- Provided by publisher.
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