The Sum Of Our Days: A Memoir
In this heartfelt memoir, Isabel Allende reconstructs the painful reality of her own life in the wake of tragic loss—the death of her daughter, Paula. Recalling the past thirteen years from the daily letters the author and her mother, who lives in Chile, wrote to each other, Allende bares her soul in a book that is as exuberant and full of life as its creator. She recounts the stories of the wildl...
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Harper Collins (April 1, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4267848
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“Such an intimate memoir as Isabel Allende is known for, does not disappoint. She describes her tribal family as its unquestioned matriarch. All the ups and downs, losses and gifts of her life, make up The Sum of Our Days. Because it is also and pa...”
eccentric, strong-minded, and eclectic tribe she gathers around her that becomes a new kind of family.Throughout, Allende shares her thoughts on love, marriage, motherhood, spirituality and religion, infidelity, addiction, and memory. Here, too, are the amazing stories behind Allende’s books, the superstitions that guide her writing process, and her adventurous travels. Ultimately, The Sum of Our Days offers a unique tour of this gifted writer’s inner world and of the relationships that have become essential to her life and her work.Narrated with warmth, humor, exceptional candor, and wisdom, The Sum of Our Days is a portrait of a contemporary family, bound together by the love, fierce loyalty, and stubborn determination of a beloved, indomitable matriarch.