Music is a wind that blows away the years, memories, and fear, that crouching animal I carry inside me.
I was not supposed to be in any way a liberated person. I was a female born in the '40s in a patriarchal family; I was supposed to marry and make everyone around me happy.
This was an outstanding family subject in our real life.- Rohinton Mistry
I think that 'Family Guy' is hysterical. It's edgy and hip - and they can do whatever they...- Zachary Levi
You may have a lot of friends, but you only have one family.- Eugene Lebid
Dreams so often become nightmares. Family can so easily become foes. And people are always...- Mike A. Lancaster
Of course my family and friends are incredibly valuable to me. They keep me sane, they tea...- Julia Stiles
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|Birth:||2nd August, 1942|
|Profession:||Author, Journalist, Novelist|
Isabel Allende was born in Lima, Peru. She is a Chilean-American author, novelist and journalist. She has been called "the world's most widely read Spanish-language author". Beginning in 1967, she was on the editorial staff of Paula magazine, and of the children's magazine Mampato from 1969 to 1974, where she later became the editor. As a journalist, she once sought an interview with Pablo Neruda, a notable Chilean poet. During her time in Venezuela, she was a freelance journalist for El Nacional in Caracas from 1976 to 1983 and an administrator of the Marrocco School in Caracas from 1979 to 1983. She has written several novels include: The House of the Spirits, Of Love and Shadows, Eva Luna, The Infinite Plan, Daughter of Fortune, Portrait in Sepia, City of the Beasts, Forest of the Pygmies, Zorro, Inés of My Soul, Island Beneath the Sea, Maya's Notebook, and The Japanese Lover. Her nonfiction works, including Paula(memoir), Aphrodite(memoir), My Invented Country(memoir), and The Sum of Our Days(memoir). In 2004, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2010, she received Chile's National Literature Prize. President Barack Obama awarded her the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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