Isabel Allende | In the Midst of Winter

Fri, November 10, 2017 7:30 P.M. Add to your calendar
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $47/$32 Allende—couple + book/single + book
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Auditorium ticket includes a book.
Couple ticket includes one book and admission for two people.

In conversation with Janet Benton, author of the debut novel Lilli de Jong.

“Poignant, powerful” and “timeless” (Boston Globe), Isabel Allende’s acclaimed historical fiction weaves reality, memory, and mysticism into tapestries of intergenerational family sagas about war, love, and politics. The recipient of 50 awards in more than a dozen countries, she is also the creator of an eponymous foundation dedicated to empowering women and girls worldwide. Allende’s first international bestseller, The House of the Spirits, was adapted into a feature film starring Meryl Streep. Her other novels include the New York Times bestsellers The Japanese Lover, Inés of My Soul, Portrait in Sepia, Daughter of Fortune, and Maya’s NotebookIn the Midst of Winter explores the plight of immigrants and refugees in a time-hopping tale through Brooklyn, Guatemala, Chile, and Brazil.

You will collect your book as you enter the auditorium or simulcast.
There will not be a book signing at this event.

Please allow extra time to get to Parkway Central, due to extensive road work in the area.

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Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-567-4341