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Isabel Allende is the bestselling author of eleven works of fiction, four memoirs, and three young- adult novels, which have been translated into more than twenty-seven languages with over 57 million copies sold. In 2004 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She received the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award in 2012. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, she lives in California.

Nacida en Perú y criada en Chile, Isabel Allende es la autora de nueve novelas incluyendo más recientemente Zorro, Retrato en Sepia, Hija de la Fortuna e Ine;s del Alma Mi;a. Tambie;n ha escrito cuentos cortos, tres libros autobiográficos incluyendo Mi Pai;s Inventado y Paula, y una trilogi;a de libros para jóvenes. Sus libros han sido traducidos a más de 27 idiomas y son bestsellers a trave;s del mundo entero. En 2004, fue nombrada a la Academia de Artes y Letras de los Estados Unidos. Vive en California.




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