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In the midst of winter : a novel / Isabel Allende ; translated by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson.

By: Allende, Isabel [author.].
Contributor(s): Caistor, Nick [translator.] | Hopkinson, Amanda, 1948- [translator.].
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.Description: 342 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781501178139; 150117813X.Uniform titles: Mas alla del invierno. English Subject(s): College teachers -- Fiction | Women college teachers -- Fiction | Women illegal aliens -- Fiction | Human rights -- Fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction | Guatemala -- Fiction | Chile -- Fiction | Guatemala -- FictionGenre/Form: Love stories. | Fiction. | Romance fiction.DDC classification: 863/.64 Other classification: FIC019000 | FIC014000 | FIC000000 Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an unforeseen and 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 mesmerizing 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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"Originally published in Spain in 2017 as Mas alla del invierno"--Title page verso.

"In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an unforeseen and 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 mesmerizing 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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