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Daughter of fortune : a novel

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Allende, Isabel.
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Pregnant and abandoned in Chile by her lover who is lured by the California gold rush, 16 year-old Elizabeth Sommers heads to San Francisco herself.  Disguised as a boy, she spends four years searching for the man she thought she loved, all the while being guided and cared for by Tao Chi-en, a Chinese healer.This is a sweeping historical novel that follows the adventures of its heroine from her childhood in Chile to the gold fields of California as she searches for her first love.

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