You can always count on historical fiction to transport you.
Just one of the wonderful books of Isabel Allende
Off of Oprah's Book Club List- Daughter of Fortune
Daughter of Fortune - I love Isabel Allende's novels for their mix of fanatsy and history and women's approach to life.
Set between 1843 and 1853 and driven by the feverish clamor of the gold rush, “Daughter of Fortune” is an historical novel full of hardship and hard-headedness. Born in obscurity and le…