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
NLM call number
B G2163m
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 (pages 609-620) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307271778
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)251201707
Label
Gabriel García Márquez : a life, by Gerald Martin
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 609-620) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307271778
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009003806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)251201707

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