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The Resource In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson

In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson

Label
In the midst of winter : a novel
Title
In the midst of winter
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson
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Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"In the Midst of Winter 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. Exploring the timely issues of human rights and the plight of immigrants and refugees, the book recalls Allende's landmark novel The House of the Spirits in the way it embraces the cause of "humanity, and it does so with passion, humor, and wisdom that transcend politics" (Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post). In the Midst of Winter will stay with you long after you turn the final page."--
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Allende, Isabel
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
novels
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1948-
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  • Castor, Nick
  • Hopkinson, Amanda
  • Allende, Isabel
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  • College teachers
  • Women college teachers
  • Women illegal aliens
  • Human rights
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Guatemala
  • Chile
Label
In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson
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Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9781501178139
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 268347
  • 859827
Label
In the midst of winter : a novel, Isabel Allende ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Castor and Amanda Hopkinson
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9781501178139
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 268347
  • 859827

Library Locations

    • St. Catharines Public LibraryBorrow it
      54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R7K2, CA
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    • Dr. Huq Family Library BranchBorrow it
      425 Carlton St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2M4W8, CA
      43.180871 -79.225607
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