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The Sum of Our Days

A Memoir

By Isabel Allende

The Sum of Our Days
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2008,
    320 pages.

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Jill Aldrovandi (02/10/12)

Champion of truth
Loved this book, especially that Isabel sends herself up continuously and hilariously. She loves women and men equally (albeit an ardent feminist) and champions all in her quest for family (in the widest all-connecting way) and harmony. During her quest she falls into many a pit and has to crawl up and out and this ensures and compounds her humanity and realness - we can all relate to the frailties, foibles and strengths she talks about and exhibits (her own and others).
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