Modern Classics Book Club: Daughter of Fortune

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Online/Virtual, Literature

Program Description

Event Details

Welcome to our virtual book club!  We will be reading out loud a variety of books ranging from classic selections to modern literature.

Title: Daughter of Fortune | Author: Isabel Allende

Printed books via our Catalog

Discussion Group: Facebook

Schedule: Chapters posted Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 a.m. Starting 11/4/22, this program will temporarily post on Fridays only.

Book DescriptionSet in Valparaiso, Chile our story centers around the orphaned infant, Eliza.  She is taken in by the wealthy Miss Rose and her brother, Jeremy.  As time passes, Eliza falls in love with a most unlikely suitor.  What follows is a passionate adventure story as the gold rush hits in 1849, and Eliza travels with her love as he seeks his fortune in San Francisco. 

Information and program content can be made available in alternative formats upon request. To request disability-related modifications or accommodations, please email