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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

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  • 49 of 63 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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Ardsley Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Ardsley Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Bedford Free Library FIC ALL (Text)
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02/11/2023
Bedford Hills Free Library ALLENDE (Text)
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31003151435226
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Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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31036150957600
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02/15/2023
Bronxville Public Library FICTION ALLEND (Text)
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Bronxville Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Chappaqua Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Croton Free Library FICTION/ALLENDE (Text)
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02/21/2023
Eastchester Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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31009154876043
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02/01/2023
Harrison Public Library ALLENDE, I. (Text)
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31010300274455
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02/03/2023
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Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Hendrick Hudson Free Library ALLENDE, ISABEL (Text)
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Irvington Public Library FIC ALLENDE, I (Text)
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Lewisboro Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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02/18/2023
Mamaroneck Public Library District HISTORICAL FICTION (Text)
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02/14/2023
Mount Kisco Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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02/13/2023
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Mount Pleasant Branch Library FIC ALLENDE (Text)
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02/07/2023
Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC ALLENDE (Text)
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Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Rye Free Reading Room FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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Rye Osborn Branch Library FIC PIC 3000 (Text)
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Somers Library FICTION ALLENDE (Text)
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