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Daughter of Fortune Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Elías Andieta

See Eliza Sommers

Joaquín Andieta

Joaquín is a very poor young man who ekes out a living at Jeremy Sommers's import business. He is a socialist at heart, much like Allende's own uncle, and works hard to try to unionize workers and protest against the government's treatment of the poor. He seduces Eliza with his intelligence and spirit, but it is unclear if he really falls in love with her. Joaquín seems rather to be in love with the idea of socialism. He leaves Chile in pursuit of gold in California. Stories about him abound, especially after Jacob (Todd) Freemont begins to mythologize him in exaggerated newspaper accounts of his activities, renaming him Joaquín Murieta. The story of Joaquín after his arrival in California is obscure. Readers never see him again, so all the details...

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