Amanpour and Company

Isabel Allende on Immigration, Loss and Her New Novel

Clip: 02/07/2020 | 17m 55s Video has closed captioning.

Award-winning author Isabel Allende was forced into exile after her uncle, former Chilean President Salvador Allende, was overthrown in a coup. Her new historical novel "A Long Petal of the Sea" tells the story of a couple fleeing the 1930s Spanish Civil War. Allende tells Walter how writing helps soothe her own experience of exile and the pain of losing her daughter.

Aired: 02/07/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

See All Extras
See All Episodes
Watch Amanpour and Company on PBS

Website

Watch Amanpour and Company on PBS

PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

See more here