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Living to Tell the Tale by  Edith (trans)  Gabriel; Grossman - First U.S. Edition  - 2003 - from Post Horizon Booksellers (IOBA) (SKU: 043395)

Living to Tell the Tale

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Living to Tell the Tale

by Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Grossman, Edith (trans)

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Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 2003. First U.S. Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 483pp. Map. Fore edge rough cut. Deep maroon boards, deep maroon cloth quarterwrap spine w gold lettering on cover and spine. Photo illustrated DJ clean and without wear, preserved in archival cover. First edition, stated. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman

This volume spans Gabriel Garcia Marquez'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. Like his stories, it is a magnificent piece of writing


Gabriel García Márquez was born in Colombia in 1927. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. He is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, including One Hundred Years of Solitude , Love In The Time Cholera , The Autumn Of The Patriarch , The General In His Labyrinth , and News Of A Kidnapping . He lives in Mexico City.


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Living to Tell the Tale
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel; Grossman, Edith (trans)
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Used - Fine
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First U.S. Edition
Alfred A. Knopf Inc.
Place of Publication
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.
Date Published
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014 - Childhood and youth. Authors, Columbian - 20th century - Biography. Grossman, Edith, 1936- . NOISBN
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Biography and Memoirs;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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