Isabelle Allende

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Isabel Allende:

Isabel Allende By: Isabel & Aleyna

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Isabel Allende was born on August 2, 1942. She is a Chilean American writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the “magic realist” tradition, is famous for novels such as The House of the Spirits and City of the Beasts which have been commercially successful. Allende has been called “ the world’s most widely read Spanish-language author.”

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In 2010 Allende received Chile’s National Literature Prize. Her Novels are based upon personal experience and pay homage to the lives of the women. She has toured many American colleges to teach literature. Allende became an American citizen in 2003. She started the Isabel Allende Foundation on December 9, 1996 to pay homage to her daughter who had a coma.

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Beginning in 1967, Allende was on editorial staff for Paula magazine, and from 1969 to 1974 for the children's magazine Mampato , where she later was editor. She published two children’s stories. She also worked in a Chilean television production for channels 7 and 13 from 1970 to 1974.

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During a visit to California in 1988, Allende met her second husband Willie Gordon. In 1994, she was awarded the Gabriela Mistral Order of Merit. She was the first woman to receive this Honor. In 2006, she was one of the 8 flag bearers at the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Italy. In 2008, She also received Doctor of Humane Letters .

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This PowerPoint connects to the story Isabel Allende by Logan Ramsay because the book talks about her life and that’s what we did. The book is about her unusual childhood and tells about hard times in her life. This story is a biography.

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