Dona Isidora : A Story of Love, Romance, Betrayal, and Repentance
In "Dona Isidora," by Dorila A. Marting, the novel's heroine is a fifteen-year old girl nicknamed Ishi who, as is customary in her region of Peru, is about to experience the rite of passage from childhood to adulthood. The apple of her father's eye and an only child, Dona Isidora's parents have chosen a young, talented man for her to marry, but she has secretly fallen in love with a dashing young Spaniard who has just arrived in town. Will the hopes and dreams of Ishi's parents become a reality? Or will true love conquer all?
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 137.16 x 200.66 x 17.78mm | 340.19g
- 17 Mar 2010
- Vantage Press
- United States
About Dorila A Marting
Dorila A. Marting, mother of two, was born in Peru and came to the United states "as an immigrant to the land of freedom and opportunities." For many years, Ms. Marting was a correspondent for the "Arizona Republic" and the "Arizona Daily Sun." She subsequently received her M.A. from the University of Arizona, and spent the rest of her professional career teaching. "Dona Isidora" is her first book.