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Format:
Book (regular print)
Title:
Daughter of fortune : a novel
Uniform Title:
Hija de la fortuna. English
ISBN:
9780060194918

9780060932756

9780061120251

9780380821013

9780061565335
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperCollins, ©1999.
Physical Description:
viii, 399 pages : map ; 25 cm
Number in series:
01
Contents:
pt. 1. 1843-1848 : Eliza ; The English ; Señoritas ; A ruined reputation ; Suitors ; Miss Rose ; Love -- pt. 2. 1848-1849 : The news ; The farewell ; Fourth son ; Tao Chi'en ; The voyage ; The Argonauts ; The secret -- pt. 3. 1850-1853 : El Dorado ; Business dealings ; Soiled doves ; Disillusion ; Singsong girls ; Joaquín ; An unusual pair.
Summary:
A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.8 24.0 35657.

Accelerated Reader UG 8.8 24.0 35657.

Reading Counts RC High School 9 28 Quiz: 24221 Guided reading level: NR.
Subject(s):
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Fiction.

Gold mines and mining -- Fiction.

California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Fiction.

California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.

California -- Fiction.
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