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									Gabriel García MárquezGabriel García Márquez
A chief practitioner of the "magic-realist" style, Gabriel García Márquez's influence and importance lie in his crucial role of bringing Latin-American fiction to wider audiences while pioneering it at the same time. The Colombian-born Nobel winner tells fantastical tales of romance and heroism against an historic Latin American backdrop, always infusing believability by giving his writing a journalistic cast.

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Gabriel García Márquez
Also Known As:
Gabriel José García Márquez
Current Home:
Mexico City, Mexico
Date of Birth:
March 6, 1928
Place of Birth:
Aracataca, Colombia
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1947-48, and Universidad de Cartagena, 1948-49
Nobel Prize in Literature, 1982

The Latest Masterful Novel

Selected Spanish-Language Editions

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								Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Author: 
								Gabriel Garcia Márquez, Edith Grossman (Translator).

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Memories of My Melancholy Whores
by Gabriel Garcia Márquez, Edith Grossman (Translator)
In García Márquez’s first work of fiction in ten years, an unnamed protagonist ("an undistinguished journalist and lifelong bachelor") decides to give himself "the gift of a night of wild love with an adolescent virgin" on the eve of his ninetieth birthday.
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								El amor en los tiempos del cólera (Love in the Time of Cholera), Author: 
								Gabriel García Márquez, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
*  Del amor y otros demonios (Spanish-Language Edition) (1994)
*  Vivir para contarla (Spanish-Language Edition) (2002)
*  Memoria de mis putas tristes (Spanish-Language Edition) (2004)

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The Spanish Bestseller - Now in English!

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								Living to Tell the Tale, Author: 
								Gabriel García Márquez.

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Living to Tell the Tale
by Gabriel García Márquez
In the highly-anticipated first volume of a planned trilogy, the beloved Nobel laureate starts off the fascinating story of his life. A memoir as lyrical as any of his novels, Living to Tell the Tale gives readers a look at Gabriel García Márquez as a revered writer and living legend.

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The García Márquez Masterpiece

García Márquez, Journalist

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								One Hundred Years of Solitude, Author: 
								Gabriel García Márquez, Gregory Rabassa (Translator).

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One Hundred Years of Solitude
by Gabriel García Márquez, Gregory Rabassa (Translator)
Telling the story of a man whose love goes unrequited for 50 years before being recognized, this aching but mildly humorous title is the type of book that people recommend with the type of passion it chronicles. The New York Times Books of the Century list, in addition to calling it a top love story, says it is "shining and heartbreaking."

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								News of a Kidnapping, Author: 
								Gabriel García Márquez.

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News of a Kidnapping
by Gabriel García Márquez
García Márquez's flair for drama and the romantic is no less evident in his true-life stories. News of a Kidnapping tells of the Medellín drug cartel's kidnapping of several journalists, while Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor relates a harrowing survival-at-sea event.

*The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor  by Gabriel García Márquez
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