Gabriel García Márquez : a life /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Martin, Gerald, 1944-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Toronto : Penguin Canada, 2010, c2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue : from origins obscure (1800-1899)
  • Home : Colombia : 1899-1955. Of colonels and lost causes (1899-1927) ; The house at Aracataca (1927-1928) ; Holding his grandfather's hand (1929-1937) ; Schooldays : Barranquilla, Sucre, Zipaquirá (1938-1946) ; The university student and the Bogotazo (1947-1948) ; Back to the Costa : an apprentice journalist in Cartagena (1948-1949) ; Barranquilla, a bookseller and a Bohemian group (1950-1953) ; Back to Bogotá : the ace reporter (1954-1955)
  • Abroad : Europe and Latin America : 1955-1967. The discovery of Europe : Rome (1955) ; Hungry in Paris : La Bohème (1956-1957) ; Beyond the Iron Curtain : Eastern Europe during the Cold War (1957) ; Venezuela and Colombia : the birth of Big Mama (1958-1959) ; The Cuban Revolution and the USA (1959-1961) ; Escape to Mexico (1961-1964) ; Melquíades the Magician : One hundred Years of Solitude (1965-1966) ; Fame at last (1966-1967)
  • Man of the world : celebrity and politics : 1967-2005. Barcelona and the Latin American boom : between literature and politics (1967-1970) ; The solitary author slowly writes : The Autumn of the Patriarch and the wider world (1971-1975) ; Chile and Cuba : García Márquez opts for the Revolution (1973-1979) ; Return to literature : Chronicle of a Death Foretold and the Nobel Prize (1980-1982) ; The frenzy of renown and the fragrance of Guava : Love in the Time of Cholera (1982-1985) ; Against official history : García Márquez's Bolívar (The General in His Labyrinth) (1986-1989) ; Back to Macondo? News of a historic catastrophe (1990-1996) ; García Márquez at seventy and beyond : memoirs and melancholy whores (1996-2005)
  • Epilogue : immortality--the new Cervantes (2006-2007)
  • Appendix. Family trees.