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The Resource Gabriel García Márquez : a life, by Gerald Martin

Gabriel García Márquez : a life, by Gerald Martin

Label
Gabriel García Márquez : a life
Title
Gabriel García Márquez
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
by Gerald Martin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The biography of the 1982 Nobel Laureate in Literature tells the story of Márquez, a young man who rose from obscure provincial journalist to progenitor of a new literature
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Gerald
Dewey number
  • 863/.64
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ8180.17.A73
LC item number
Z718 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • García Márquez, Gabriel
  • Authors, Colombian
Label
Gabriel García Márquez : a life, by Gerald Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 609-620) and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Maps -- Foreword -- Prologue : from origins obscure (1800-1899) -- pt. I. Home : Colombia : 1899-1955 -- 1. Of colonels and lost causes (1899-1927) -- 2. The house at Aracataca (1927-1928) -- 3. Holding his grandfather's hand (1929-1937) -- 4. Schooldays : Barranquilla, Sucre, Zipaquirá (1938-1946) -- 5. The university student and the Bogotazo (1947-1948) -- 6. Back to the Costa : an apprentice journalist in Cartagena (1948-1949) -- 7. Barranquilla, a bookseller and a Bohemian group (1950-1953) -- 8. Back to Bogotá : the ace reporter (1954-1955) -- pt. II. Abroad : Europe and Latin America : 1955-1967 -- 9. The discovery of Europe : Rome (1955) -- 10. Hungry in Paris : La Bohème (1956-1957) -- 11. Beyond the Iron Curtain : Eastern Europe during the Cold War (1957) -- 12. Venezuela and Colombia : the birth of Big Mama (1958-1959) -- 13. The Cuban Revolution and the USA (1959-1961) -- 14. Escape to Mexico (1961-1964) -- 15. Melquíades the Magician : One hundred Years of Solitude (1965-1966) -- 16. Fame at last (1966-1967) -- pt. III. Man of the world : celebrity and politics : 1967-2005 -- 17. Barcelona and the Latin American boom : between literature and politics (1967-1970) -- 18. The solitary author slowly writes : The Autumn of the Patriarch and the wider world (1971-1975) -- 19. Chile and Cuba : García Márquez opts for the Revolution (1973-1979) -- 20. Return to literature : Chronicle of a Death Foretold and the Nobel Prize (1980-1982) -- 21. The frenzy of renown and the fragrance of Guava : Love in the Time of Cholera (1982-1985) -- 22. Against official history : García Márquez's Bolívar (The General in His Labyrinth) (1986-1989) -- 23. Back to Macondo? News of a historic catastrophe (1990-1996) -- 24. García Márquez at seventy and beyond : memoirs and melancholy whores (1996-2005) -- Epilogue : immortality--the new Cervantes (2006-2007) -- Appendix. Family trees -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn251201707
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 642 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307271778
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003806
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Gabriel García Márquez : a life, by Gerald Martin
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 609-620) and index
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Maps -- Foreword -- Prologue : from origins obscure (1800-1899) -- pt. I. Home : Colombia : 1899-1955 -- 1. Of colonels and lost causes (1899-1927) -- 2. The house at Aracataca (1927-1928) -- 3. Holding his grandfather's hand (1929-1937) -- 4. Schooldays : Barranquilla, Sucre, Zipaquirá (1938-1946) -- 5. The university student and the Bogotazo (1947-1948) -- 6. Back to the Costa : an apprentice journalist in Cartagena (1948-1949) -- 7. Barranquilla, a bookseller and a Bohemian group (1950-1953) -- 8. Back to Bogotá : the ace reporter (1954-1955) -- pt. II. Abroad : Europe and Latin America : 1955-1967 -- 9. The discovery of Europe : Rome (1955) -- 10. Hungry in Paris : La Bohème (1956-1957) -- 11. Beyond the Iron Curtain : Eastern Europe during the Cold War (1957) -- 12. Venezuela and Colombia : the birth of Big Mama (1958-1959) -- 13. The Cuban Revolution and the USA (1959-1961) -- 14. Escape to Mexico (1961-1964) -- 15. Melquíades the Magician : One hundred Years of Solitude (1965-1966) -- 16. Fame at last (1966-1967) -- pt. III. Man of the world : celebrity and politics : 1967-2005 -- 17. Barcelona and the Latin American boom : between literature and politics (1967-1970) -- 18. The solitary author slowly writes : The Autumn of the Patriarch and the wider world (1971-1975) -- 19. Chile and Cuba : García Márquez opts for the Revolution (1973-1979) -- 20. Return to literature : Chronicle of a Death Foretold and the Nobel Prize (1980-1982) -- 21. The frenzy of renown and the fragrance of Guava : Love in the Time of Cholera (1982-1985) -- 22. Against official history : García Márquez's Bolívar (The General in His Labyrinth) (1986-1989) -- 23. Back to Macondo? News of a historic catastrophe (1990-1996) -- 24. García Márquez at seventy and beyond : memoirs and melancholy whores (1996-2005) -- Epilogue : immortality--the new Cervantes (2006-2007) -- Appendix. Family trees -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn251201707
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 642 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307271778
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003806
Other physical details
ill., maps

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