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Violeta [English version] : a novel

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First U.S. edition.

"This sweeping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea tells the epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century"--
Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family of five boisterous sons. The ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish flu arrives on the shores of her South American homeland almost at the moment of her birth. As the Great Depression transforms the genteel city life she has known, Violeta's family loses all and is forced to retreat to a wild and beautiful but remote part of the country. She tells her story in the form of a letter to someone she loves above all others, recounting devastating heartbreak and passionate affairs, times of both poverty and wealth, terrible loss and immense joy. Her life will be shaped by some of the most important events of history: the fight for women's rights, the rise and fall of tyrants, and, ultimately, not one but two pandemics. -- adapted from jacket

Available copies

  • 39 of 67 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

18 current holds with 67 total copies.
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Ardsley Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
New Book
31000151281162
Checked out
08/22/2022
Ardsley Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
Express Item
31000151281303
Available
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Bedford Free Library FIC ALL (Text)
New Book
31002150873676
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Bedford Hills Free Library ALLENDE (Text)
New Book
31003151435226
Available
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Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
New Fiction
31036150957600
Checked out
08/19/2022
Bronxville Public Library FICTION ALLEND (Text)
Fiction
31004151829012
Available
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Bronxville Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
Fiction
31004151829004
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Chappaqua Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
Fiction
31005500435617
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Croton Free Library FICTION/ALLENDE (Text)
New Fiction
31006151860657
Checked out
08/24/2022
Eastchester Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
Fiction
31008152561607
Checked out
08/29/2022
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