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Isabel Allende

Writer (August 02, 1942 - )
Nationality: Chilean
Isabel Allende is one of the most popular voices in Latino literature. She matches her commercial success with finely-wrought stories and memorable characters, and her writing combines magical realism with autobiographical elements.
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The autobiographical Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs provides a harrowing description of Jacobs's life of bondage, from her birth into slavery in North Carolina to her liberation and escape in New York City.

Works by Jacobs, Harriet (American abolitionist)

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Reproduction number LC-USZC4-5251 (color film copy transparency)

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