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A sus ochenta y dos años y con una salud frágil, Olivia Morrow sabe que le queda poco tiempo de vida. En este momento ha de enfrentarse a la decisión más difícil que jamás haya tenido que tomar: sacar a la luz un secreto que su familia ha escondido desde hace décadas o llevárselo a la tumba.

Catherine, una prima de Olivia ya fallecida, ingresó en su juventud en una orden religiosa. Su labor en el cuidado de niños discapacitados fue tan ...
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Overview

A sus ochenta y dos años y con una salud frágil, Olivia Morrow sabe que le queda poco tiempo de vida. En este momento ha de enfrentarse a la decisión más difícil que jamás haya tenido que tomar: sacar a la luz un secreto que su familia ha escondido desde hace décadas o llevárselo a la tumba.

Catherine, una prima de Olivia ya fallecida, ingresó en su juventud en una orden religiosa. Su labor en el cuidado de niños discapacitados fue tan destacada que la Iglesia Católica está estudiando la posibilidad de su beatificación. Sin embargo, Olivia conserva unas cartas en las que se evidencia que Catherine dio a luz a un niño antes de tomar los hábitos. El bebé, fruto de su relación con Alex Gannon, un prestigioso doctor que amasó una gran fortuna en vida, fue dado en adopción.

Si Olivia revela este secreto, traicionará la voluntad de Catherine. Si muere con ella, la fortuna de Gannon se malversará. Lo que Olivia desconoce es que no es la única que posee esta información, aunque los motivos de los demás para ocultarla sean mucho menos nobles...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788401339851
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial España
  • Publication date: 2/18/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: EXITOS
  • Sold by: RANDOM HOUSE MONDADORI
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Sales rank: 412,222
  • File size: 538 KB

Meet the Author

Mary Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark likes to delve into different worlds in her crackerjack novels of suspense; but while the milieus change, her stories are always compelling. As she puts it: "I write about people going about their daily lives, not looking for trouble, who are suddenly plunged into menacing situations."

Biography

The Queen of Suspense, Bronx-born and -bred Mary Higgins Clark has achieved international success against heavy odds. Her father died when she was 11, and her mother struggled to raise and provide for Mary and her two brothers. Clark attended secretarial school after high school and worked for three years in an advertising agency before leaving to become a stewardess for Pan American Airlines. Throughout 1949, she flew international flights to Europe, Africa, and Asia. " I was in a revolution in Syria and on the last flight into Czechoslovakia before the Iron Curtain went down," she recalls. In 1950, she quit her job to marry Warren Clark, a neighbor nine years her senior whom she had known and admired since she was 16.

In the early years of her marriage, Clark began writing short stories, making her first sale in 1956 to Extension Magazine. Between writing and raising a family, the decade flew by. Then, in 1964, Warren Clark suffered a fatal heart attack, leaving his young widow with five children to support. She went to work writing radio scripts; and, around this time, she decided to try her hand at writing books. Inspired by a radio series she was working on, she drafted a biographical novel about George Washington. It was published in 1969 under the title Aspire to the Heavens. (In 2002, it was re-issued as Mount Vernon Love Story.) Her first suspense novel, Where Are the Children?, appeared in print in 1975. It was a huge hit and marked a turning point in her life. Since then, she has developed a loyal fan base, and each of her novels has hit the bestseller lists. She has also co-written stories and novels with her daughter Carol, a successful author in her own right.

In the 1970s, Clark enrolled in Fordham University at Lincoln Center, graduating summa cum laude in 1979. A great supporter of education, she has served as a trustee of her alma mater and Providence College and holds numerous honorary degrees. She remains active in Catholic affairs and has been honored with many awards. Her publisher, Simon & Schuster, funds an annual award in her name to be given to authors of suspense fiction writing in the Mary Higgins Clark tradition.

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    1. Hometown:
      Saddle River, New Jersey and New York, New York
    1. Date of Birth:
      December 24, 1929
    2. Place of Birth:
      New York, New York
    1. Education:
      New York University; B.A., Fordham University, 1979
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