Maya's Notebook: A Novel

by Isabel Allende


Pub Date: 2014-04-22 Pages: 416 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins Maya's Notebook is a startling novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende This contemporary coming-of-age story centers upon Maya Vidal. a remarkable teenager. abandoned by her parents. Maya grew up in a rambling old house in Berkeley with her grandmother Nini. whose formidable strength helped her build a new life after emigrating from Chile in 1973 with a young son. and her grandfather Popo. a gentle African-American . astronomer When Popo dies. Maya goes off the rails Along with a circle of girlfriends known as the vampires. she turns to drugs. alcohol. and petty crime -. a downward spiral that eventually leads to Las Vegas and a dangerous underworld . with Maya caught between warring forces:. a gang of assassins. the police. the FBI. and Interpol Her one chance for surv...

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