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By Gisela Salomon, Associated Press
When writer Isabel Allende creates characters for her novels, she often looks to real people as “models.” For a crime novel she wrote, Allende said she needed to connect with a member of the U.S. military.
By Joshua Barajas
Over the last year, Isabel Allende has been coping with loss and grief after the passing of her mother, a stepfather whom she “adored”, and an ex-husband.
By Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press
The list also includes Native American activist Suzan Harjo, actress Marlo Thomas, economist Robert Solow, golfer Charles Sifford, former Rep. Abner Mikva of Illinois and physicist Mildred Dresselhaus.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
#GabrielMarquezGarcia and #LatinAmerica in a nutshell pic.twitter.com/EN3VuRlSU3— Sony Kapoor (@SonyKapoor) April 18, 2014 Many took to the Internet Thursday and Friday to post tributes Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate,…
By Justin Scuiletti
Jeffrey Brown speaks with best-selling author Isabelle Allende about colonialism and slavery in the 19th century Caribbean, and the links between New Orleans and Haiti.
By Molly Finnegan
"Island Beneath the Sea," by author Isabel Allende, is set in the early 19th-century, amid colonial powers and slavery, and a chaotic period in Caribbean history. It also involves two places very much in the news in our own time:…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
News of the death of former military dictator Augusto Pinochet has rocked the South American nation of Chile, prompting widespread celebrations, but also anger in a country still split by the former strongman's 17-year reign.
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