No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories

No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories

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by Gabriel García Márquez
     
 

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Written with compassionate realism and wit, the stories in this mesmerizing collection depict the disparities of town and village life in South America, of the frightfully poor and outrageously rich, of memories and illusions, and of lost opportunities and present joys.  See more details below

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Written with compassionate realism and wit, the stories in this mesmerizing collection depict the disparities of town and village life in South America, of the frightfully poor and outrageously rich, of memories and illusions, and of lost opportunities and present joys.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060907006
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/1979
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1927 in the town of Aracataca, Columbia.Latin America's preeminent man of letters, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. García Márquez began his writing career as a journalist and is the author of numerous other works of fiction and nonfiction, including the novels The Autumn of the Patriarch and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the autobiography Living to Tell the Tale. There has been resounding acclaim for his life's work since he passed away in April 2014.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico
Date of Birth:
March 6, 1928
Place of Birth:
Aracataca, Colombia
Education:
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1947-48, and Universidad de Cartagena, 1948-49

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