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Living to Tell the Tale

Living to Tell the Tale

Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 500
Genre: Literary
No writer alive today exerts the magical appeal of Gabriel Garcí a Má rquez. Now, in the long-awaited first volume of his autobiography, he tells the story of his life from his birth in 1927 to the moment in the 1950s when he proposed to his wife. The result is as spectacular as his finest fiction. Here is Garcí a Má rquez' s shimmering evocation of his childhood home of Aracataca, the basis of the fictional Macondo. Here are the members of his ebulliently eccentric family. Here are the forces that turned him into a writer. Warm, revealing, abounding in images so vivid that we seem to be remembering them ourselves, Living to Tell the Tale" "is a work of enchantment.
ISBN: 9780224072786
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