Search - Paula

Paula
Paula
Author: Isabel Allende, Margaret Sayers Peden (Translator)
Paula is a soul-baring memoir, which, like a novel of suspense, one reads without drawing a breath. The point of departure for these moving pages is a tragic personal experience. — In December 1991, Isabel Allende's daughter, Paula, became gravely ill and shortly thereafter fell into a coma. During months in the hospital, the author ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060172534
ISBN-10: 0060172533
Publication Date: 5/1995
Pages: 330
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 23

4 stars, based on 23 ratings
Publisher: Harpercollins
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Reviews: Member | Amazon | Write a Review

Top Member Book Reviews

reviewed Paula on
Helpful Score: 1
Great book. It is a sad story (the authour's memoir of her daughter's long convalescence and eventual passing, so it took me a little while to get into it at first, but it is also a really beautiful story, really worth reading.
Read All 16 Book Reviews of "Paula"

Please Log in to Rate these Book Reviews

reviewed Paula on
Not the usual Allende fiction. This is a true story: of loosing her daughter Paula to a rare disease. Get lots of tissues.... it is a heart breaker....
reviewed Paula on + 166 more book reviews
I'm an Isabel Allende fan, so of course I enjoyed the writing, but I found this very personal book not only moving - as one would expect in a book that's a tribute to a deceased daughter - but also just a purely fascinating family story.

Book Wiki

Common Title
Original Publication Date (YYYY-MM-DD)
Real Places

Genres: