The Resource Living to tell the tale, Gabriel García Márquez ; translated by Edith Grossman

Living to tell the tale, Gabriel García Márquez ; translated by Edith Grossman

Label
Living to tell the tale
Title
Living to tell the tale
Statement of responsibility
Gabriel García Márquez ; translated by Edith Grossman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Publisher's description: In this long-awaited first volume of a planned trilogy, the most acclaimed and revered living Nobel laureate begins to tell us the story of his life. Like all his work, Living to Tell the Tale is a magnificent piece of writing. It spans Gabriel García Márquez's life from his birth in 1927 through the start of his career as a writer to the moment in the 1950s when he proposed to the woman who would become his wife. It has the shape, the quality, and the vividness of a conversation with the reader--a tale of people, places, and events as they occur to him: the colorful stories of his eccentric family members; the great influence of his mother and maternal grandfather; his consuming career in journalism, and the friends and mentors who encouraged him; the myths and mysteries of his beloved Colombia; personal details, undisclosed until now, that would appear later, transmuted and transposed, in his fiction; and, above all, his fervent desire to become a writer. And, as in his fiction, the narrator here is an inspired observer of the physical world, able to make clear the emotions and passions that lie at the heart of a life--in this instance, his own
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
García Márquez, Gabriel
Dewey number
  • 863/.64
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ8180.17.A73
LC item number
Z47813 2003
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
B G2163L
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Grossman, Edith
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • García Márquez, Gabriel
  • Authors, Colombian
  • Autores colombianos
Label
Living to tell the tale, Gabriel García Márquez ; translated by Edith Grossman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52821132
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9781400041060
Lccn
2003058924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)52821132
Label
Living to tell the tale, Gabriel García Márquez ; translated by Edith Grossman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52821132
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9781400041060
Lccn
2003058924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)52821132

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