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Noticia de un Secuestro / News of a Kidnapping

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ISBN-10: 1400034981

ISBN-13: 9781400034987

Edition: 2011

Authors: Gabriel Garc�a M�rquez, Gabriel Garc�a M�rquez

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The Final addition to Vintage Espantilde;olrs"s collection of Gabriel Garciacute;a Maacute;rquezrs"s major works. This astonishing book by Gabriel Garciacute;a Maacute;rquez chronicles the 1990 kidnappings of ten Colombian men and women by Medelliacute;n drug boss Pablo Escobar. An international bestseller,Noticia de un secuestrocombines journalistic tenac-ity with the breathtaking language and insight that have come to distinguish his writing. It draws us into a world that, like the best of his novels, we can scarcely believe exists, even as it shocks us with its cold, hard reality.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.20" wide x 7.96" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 0.550

Gabriel Garc�a M�rquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia on March 6, 1927. After studying law and journalism at the National University of Colombia in Bogota, he became a journalist. In 1965, he left journalism, to devote himself to writing. His works included Leaf Storm, No One Writes to the Colonel, The Evil Hour, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, The Autumn of the Patriarch, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, The General in His Labyrinth, Clandestine in Chile, and the memoir Living to Tell the Tale. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. He died on April 17, 2014 at the age of 87.