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My Invented Country: A Memoir
My Invented Country A Memoir
Author: Isabel Allende, Margaret Sayers Peden (Translator)
Isabel Allende evokes the magnificent landscapes of her country; a charming, idiosyncratic Chilean people with a violent history and an indomitable spirit, and the politics, religion, myth, and magic of her homeland that she carries with her even today. — The book circles around two life-changing moments. The assassination of her uncle Salvador A...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060545673
ISBN-10: 0060545674
Publication Date: 4/2004
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 1
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Non-fiction that reads like a novel, with Allende's customary irony and insight.
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This was an interesting book by one of my favorite authors. Different than any memoir I've read, it felt sort of stream-of-consciousness. Interesting and easy to read.
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Great book to read before taking a trip to Chile. Learn about Chilean culture, history and politics through Allende's eloquent and humorous storytelling.


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