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Living to Tell the Tale

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ISBN-10: 1400041341

ISBN-13: 9781400041343

Edition: 2003

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

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In this long-awaited first volume of a planned trilogy, the most acclaimed and revered living Nobel laureate begins to tell us the story of his life. Like all his work, Living to Tell the Tale is a magnificent piece of writing. It spans Gabriel García Márquez’s life from his birth in 1927 through the start of his career as a writer to the moment in the 1950s when he proposed to the woman who would become his wife. It has the shape, the quality, and the vividness of a conversation with the reader—a tale of people, places, and events as they occur to him: the colorful stories of his eccentric family members; the great influence of his mother and maternal grandfather; his consuming career in…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/4/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

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.