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On the first day of the year 1900, a small town deep in the Uruguayan countryside gathers to witness a miracle—the mysterious reappearance Pajarita, a lost infant who will grow up to begin a lineage of fiercely independent women. Her daughter, Eva, a stubborn beauty intent on becoming a poet, overcomes a shattering betrayal to embark on a most unconventional path. And Eva's daughter, Salomé, awakens to both her sensuality and political convictions amid the violent turmoil of the late 1960s.
 
The Invisible Mountain is a stunning exploration of the search for love and a poignant celebration of the fierce connection between mothers and daughters.

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On the first day of the year 1900, a small town deep in the Uruguayan countryside gathers to witness a miracle—the mysterious reappearance Pajarita, a lost infant who will grow up to begin a lineage of fiercely independent women. Her daughter, Eva, a stubborn beauty intent on becoming a poet, overcomes a shattering betrayal to embark on a most unconventional path. And Eva's daughter, Salomé, awakens to both her sensuality and political convictions amid the violent turmoil of the late 1960s.
 
The Invisible Mountain is a stunning exploration of the search for love and a poignant celebration of the fierce connection between mothers and daughters.

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Paperback (448 pages)
Published: August 10, 2010
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307456618
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    “La clase de novela por la que uno se acuesta tarde para terminarla y acostado sigue pensando en ella”. —The San Francisco Chronicle   En el primer día del siglo XX, un pequeño pueblo en lo más profundo del campo uruguayo se reúne para ver un milagro —la misteriosa reaparición de Pajarita, una niña que se había perdido. Años después, Pajarita comenzará una estirpe ferozmente independiente, tres generaciones de mujeres que lucharán por crearse una vida en su querida Uruguay, una patria que nutre sus almas a la vez que pone a prueba sus espíritus: su hija Eva, una frágil pero ferozmente obcecada belleza decidida a ser poeta, se sobrepondrá a una desgarradora traición para seguir un camino poco convencional. Y la hija de Eva, Salomé, despertará tanto a la sensualidad como al compromiso político en medio de los turbulentos años sesenta. La montaña invisible es una mordaz celebración del poder del amor familiar, de la voluntad de supervivencia en las circunstancias más desesperadas y, sobre todo, del intenso vínculo entre madres e hijas. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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