Isabel Allende, (born August 2, 1942, Lima, Peru), Chilean American writer in the magic realist tradition who is considered one of the first successful woman novelists from Latin America. Allende was born in Peru to Chilean parents.
Who is Isabel Allende married to?
Isabel Allende Llona was born Aug. 2, 1942, in Peru, to Chilean parents.
Who is Isabel Allende parents?
Isabel Allende born August 2 in Lima, Perú, where her father, Tomás Allende, a Chilean diplomat and first cousin of Salvador Allende, is stationed. Her mother, Francisca Llona (known as Doña Panchita) is the daughter of Isabel Barros Moreira and Agustín Llona Cuevas.
Does Isabel Allende write in English or Spanish?
She writes all of her works in Spanish and then they are translated into English and as many as 32 other languages. Her first work set in the United States was El Plan Infinito, The Infinite Plan, which takes place in the Southwest and Los Angeles. Her newest book is Isla bajo el mar, published in October, 2009.
Is Isabel Allende the daughter of Salvador Allende?
Isabel Allende was born on August 2, 1942, in Lima, Peru, to Tomás and Francisca Allende. She is the goddaughter of Salvador Allende, the first socialist president of Chile who was her father’s cousin.
Does Isabel Allende have grandchildren?
But it could happen in the future, I still have another son, I have grandchildren, I have Roger.” She met her third husband Roger Cukras after her marriage to writer Willie Gordon ended in 2015. Gordon, who died last year, had three children and Isabel says they all struggled with drug addiction.
What is Isabel’s occupation?
Allende was born in Peru to Chilean parents. She worked as a journalist in Chile until she was forced to flee to Venezuela after the assassination (1973) of her uncle, Chilean Pres. Salvador Allende.
Who was Isabel Allende’s father?
2010 Library of Congress Creative Achievement Award for Fiction. Isabel Allende is a best-selling Chilean-American writer who was born in Lima, where her father, Tomás Allende, was Chile’s ambassador to Peru.
Who are Isabel Allende siblings?
Some 22 years after her life changed abruptly – again – Isabel feels very much at home in the United States. At the same time, she retains her identity as a Chilean and as an immigrant.