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by | Read by Blair Brown

Fiction • 13 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1999

In this vivid and earthy historical romance, a bold Chilean senorita, pregnant by her young lover, follows him to San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Allende is a contemporary, female Cervantes; this poetic epic is alternately ironic, surprising and touching. Blair Brown does a workmanlike job, but her flat, heavy tones do not sing as one needs to sing in order to do justice to this masterpiece. Y.R. © AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 00]



Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 1999

CD ISBN 9780061575570 $19.95 • Eleven CDs

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