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Isabel Allende: Vida y espíritus

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Vida y espíritus is a lively and affectionate biography of of one of the most important Latin American writers of the 20th Century, Isabel Allende.

Through a thousand and one revealing anecdotes and transcribes interviews, the author Celia Correas Zapata, reveals Allende as a conversationalist every bit as fluent, entertaining and informative as any of her books which are w
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Paperback, 223 pages
Published June 30th 1998 by Plaza & Janes Editories Sa (first published 1998)
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Kate Papas
Nov 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Women, all Writers, Allendes' fans
Recommended to Kate by: Nobody
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I am fond of reading writers' biographies. It makes me familiar with their lives, their experiences, their character, thus their possible motives. In short, it makes me understand their work better. This biography -for once more- has not disappointed me. It was interesting, well written, lively and helpful -especially for a woman writer like me.
Sandra
Nov 30, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I know what Isabel Allende feels about herself.
After I read this book I felt like knowing her more of her inside...
Jan
Jun 17, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I should clarify; I read an English translation of this book called Isabel Allende: Life and Spirits. Because Allende is one of the authors I like to read, I was fascinated with her own story. This was written by one of her close friends who lived through many of the experiences she had. I enjoyed the book as a whole, and am glad to have the addendum that tells a little bit about the circumstances wherein she wrote her books. Great reference for what she wrote and why. Paula's story is a case in ...more
Anna
Jul 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wspaniała książka o pisarce, która dla mnie jest dużo lepsza od Gabriela Garcii Marqueza i Julio Cortazara (ich książki są nierówne i czasami zbyt mocno ociekające seksem). Przedstawione jest życie Isabel Allende i wpływ niektórych wydarzeń na nią jako pisarki. Świetne.
Nicole black
Jul 08, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i have an english translation. as an artist it was very helpful
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Celia Correas de Zapata (n. 9 de octubre de 1935, Mendoza) es una escritora, académica, y poeta argentina, siendo además una destacada estudiosa de la historia de las escritoras latinoamericanas. Hija del destacado Edmundo Correas y nieta del célebre Juan de Dios Correas, ambos muy importantes en la historia de su ciudad natal: Mendoza. Es profesora de literatura en la Universidad Estatal de San J ...more
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