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In the midst of winter / [large print] Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson.

By: Allende, Isabel.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2018. ©2017Description: 469 p. (large print) ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781432844370.Report number: BQ-Summer 19Subject(s): Love in middle age -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | College teachers -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Romance fiction. | Large type books.Summary: In the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn, 60-year-old human rights scholar Richard Bowmaster hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes a far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz, a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile, for her advice. These three very different people are brought together in a story that moves from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil, sparking the beginning of a long overdue love story between Richard and Lucia.
List(s) this item appears in: 2019 LARGE Print Selections | 2019 LARGE PRINT Summer Catalog | 2019 Fiction selections | 2019 Summer Catalog
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In the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn, 60-year-old human rights scholar Richard Bowmaster hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes a far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz, a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile, for her advice. These three very different people are brought together in a story that moves from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil, sparking the beginning of a long overdue love story between Richard and Lucia.

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