New York: Harper, 2008. First American edition. Hardcover. 301pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] 1/4 dark brown paper with tan paper covered boards and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The spine is very slightly rolled. There is a tiny dark stain on the top edge of the front cover. In a near fine dust jacket. Item #31523
Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden. Isabel Allende is a Chilean author who worked as a journalist for many years and began to write fiction in 1981. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2004.