Island Beneath the Sea Isabel Allende

Island Beneath the Sea

Author: Isabel Allende
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Book Title
Island Beneath the Sea
Author
Isabel Allende
ISBN
9780063021778
"Allende is a master storyteller at the peak of her powers."--Los Angeles TimesThe New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits and A Long Petal of the Sea tells the story of one unforgettable woman--a slave and concubine determined to take control of her own destiny--in this sweeping historical novel that moves from the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the ninteenth century.The daughter of an African mother she never knew and a white sailor, Zarit --known as T t --was born a slave on the island of Saint-Domingue. Growing up amid brutality and fear, T t found solace in the traditional rhythms of African drums and the mysteries of voodoo.Her life changes when twenty-year-old Toulouse Valmorain arrives on the island in 1770 to run his father's plantation, Saint Lazare. Overwhelmed by the challenges of his responsibilities and trapped in a painful marriage, Valmorain turns to his teenaged slave T t , who becomes his most important confidant. The indelible bond they share will connect them across four tumultuous decades and ultimately define their lives. --ElleBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Isabel AllendePublisher: HarperviaPublished: 06/30/2020ISBN: 9780063021778Pages: 592Weight: 0.95lbsSize: 7.80h x 5.20w x 1.60d

"Allende is a master storyteller at the peak of her powers."--Los Angeles Times

The New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits and A Long Petal of the Sea tells the story of one unforgettable woman--a slave and concubine determined to take control of her own destiny--in this sweeping historical novel that moves from the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the ninteenth century.

The daughter of an African mother she never knew and a white sailor, Zarit --known as T t --was born a slave on the island of Saint-Domingue. Growing up amid brutality and fear, T t found solace in the traditional rhythms of African drums and the mysteries of voodoo.

Her life changes when twenty-year-old Toulouse Valmorain arrives on the island in 1770 to run his father's plantation, Saint Lazare. Overwhelmed by the challenges of his responsibilities and trapped in a painful marriage, Valmorain turns to his teenaged slave T t , who becomes his most important confidant. The indelible bond they share will connect them across four tumultuous decades and ultimately define their lives.

--Elle

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Harpervia
Published: 06/30/2020
ISBN: 9780063021778
Pages: 592
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 7.80h x 5.20w x 1.60d

"Allende is a master storyteller at the peak of her powers."--Los Angeles Times

The New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits and A Long Petal of the Sea tells the story of one unforgettable woman--a slave and concubine determined to take control of her own destiny--in this sweeping historical novel that moves from the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the ninteenth century.

The daughter of an African mother she never knew and a white sailor, Zarit --known as T t --was born a slave on the island of Saint-Domingue. Growing up amid brutality and fear, T t found solace in the traditional rhythms of African drums and the mysteries of voodoo.

Her life changes when twenty-year-old Toulouse Valmorain arrives on the island in 1770 to run his father's plantation, Saint Lazare. Overwhelmed by the challenges of his responsibilities and trapped in a painful marriage, Valmorain turns to his teenaged slave T t , who becomes his most important confidant. The indelible bond they share will connect them across four tumultuous decades and ultimately define their lives.

--Elle

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Harpervia
Published: 06/30/2020
ISBN: 9780063021778
Pages: 592
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 7.80h x 5.20w x 1.60d