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The scandal of the century : and other writings / Gabriel García Márquez ; translated by Anne McLean ; foreword by Jon Lee Anderson ; edited by Cristóbal Pera.

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Erlanger Branch 868.64 G216s 2019 (Text) 33126022594810 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/13/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525656425
  • ISBN: 0525656421
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 302 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: El escándalo del siglo : textos en prensa y revistas (1950-1984).
Formatted Contents Note:
The presidential barber -- Topic for a topical piece -- An understandable mistake -- The lonely hearts killer -- Death is an unpunctual lady -- The strange idolatry of la Sierpe -- A man arrives in the rain -- The house of the Buendias -- Literaturism -- The precursors -- The postman rings a thousand times -- The Aracataca tiger -- H.H. goes on vacation (fragment) -- The scandal of the century -- The disappearing women of Paris: are they in Caracas? -- "I visited Hungary" (fragment) -- The world's most famous year -- Only twelve hours to save him -- June 6, 1958: Caracas without water -- Misadventures of a writer of books -- I can't think of any title -- The sandinista heist : chronical of the assault on "the hog house" -- The Cubans face the blockade -- The specter of the Nobel Prize -- Telepathy without strings -- The new oldest profession -- Yes, nostalgia is the same as it ever was -- Horror story for New Year's Eve -- Magic Caribbean -- Poetry, in children's reach -- The river of life -- Maria of my heart -- Like souls in purgatory -- Something else on literature and reality -- My personal Hemingway -- Ghosts of the road -- Bogota 1947 -- Tales of the road -- My other me -- Poor good translators -- Sleeping beauty on the airplane -- Writer wanted -- Obregon or the boundless vocation -- Literature without pain -- From Paris, with love -- Return to Mexico -- Okay, we'll talk about literature -- That news board -- Return to the seed -- How do you write a novel?
Summary, etc.:
"From one of the titans of twentieth-century literature, collected here for the first time: a selection of his journalism from the late 1940s to the mid-1980s--work that he considered even more important to his legacy than his universally acclaimed works of fiction"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014 > Translations into English.
Essays.

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