Wednesday, August 4, 2010
US naturalized citizen of the day - Isabel Allende from Chile
Isabel Allende was born 2 August 1942 in Chile . Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the "magic realist" tradition, is one of the best-known female novelists in Latin America. She is amous for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus) (1982) and City of the Beasts (La ciudad de las bestias) (2002), which have been commercially successful. Allende has been called "the world’s most widely read Spanish-language author".