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Inés of My Soul (2006) [Novel]
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This magisterial work of historical fiction recounts the astonishing life of Inés Suárez, a daring Spanish conquistadora who toiled to build the nation of Chile — and whose vital role has too often been neglected by history.

It is the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americans, and when Inés’s shiftless husband disappears to the New World, she uses the opportunity to search for him as an excuse to flee her stifling homeland and seek adventure. After a treacherous journey to Peru, she learns of his death in battle. She meets and begins a passionate love affair with a man who seeks only honor and glory: Pedro Valdivia, war hero and field marshal to the famed Francisco Pizarro. Together, Inés and Valdivia will build the new city of Santiago and wage a ruthless war against the indigenous Chileans. The horrific struggle will change them forever, pulling each toward their seperate destinies.

Original title: Inés del Alma Mia
Original languages: Spanish

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Genre: FictionHistoricalSouth & Central America

Edition #1: Inés of My Soul

Inés of My Soul (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Margaret Sayers Peden
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Inés of My Soul (November 7, 2006)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0061161535
Dimensions: 7 x 9.1 x 1.4
Pages: 336

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