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Gabriel Garcia Marquez
These riveting personalities each achieved excellence, but even greater than their individual accomplishments is the positive Hispanic image they collectively represent to the world. Photographs, illustrations, and lively text tell the stories ot these fascinating historical figures.
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Chelsea House Publications
(first published January 1st 2006)
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An unauthorized biography of GGM, this book really captivated me. It is fast paced and gives an almost ringside view of Marquez's life, rebelling his most cherished works and how they came to be written. What were the real life incidents and how they got woven into such magical threads by the master. It gives us an overview of his political beliefs, his commitment to the cause of liberty and yet his deep and abiding friendship with Fidel Castro. An interesting book on a man who remains my absolu ...more