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Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende is one of today's most important voices of Southern America literature. She was born in Lima, Peru, in 1942, but at the age of 3 she moved to Chile with her mother and two brothers. She spent her childhood there, at her maternal grandparents'home, but she also traveled a lot and lived in different countries, because of the ... See full bio »
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wrote the introduction for and is featured in the pictorial essay "Mothers and Sons: In Their Own Words" by Mariana Cook. Book (1996) See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Erotica is using a feather, pornography is using the whole chicken. See more »


Her daughter Paula died at the age of 29 after being in a coma from complications of porphyria (6 December 1992). See more »

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