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Author García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014
Title Doce cuentos peregrinos. English
Strange pilgrims : twelve stories / by by Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman
Imprint New York : Vintage International, A division of Random House, c2006
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  863 G1656do 2006    AVAILABLE  -  30500101536939
Edition 1st International Vintage ed
Descript xiii, 188 p. ; 23 cm
Series Vitage Books
Note Prologue written by the author, 1992
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, c1993
Bon voyage, Mr. President -- The saint -- Sleeping Beauty and the airplane -- I sell my dreams -- "I only came to use the phone" -- The ghosts of August -- Maria dos Prazeres -- Seventeen poisoned Englishmen -- Tramontana -- Miss Forbes's summer of happiness -- Light is like water -- The trail of your blood in the snow
The 12 stories in this shimmering collection poignantly depict South Americans adrift in Europe. Combining terror and nostalgia, surreal comedy and the poetry of the commonplace, Strange Pilgrims is a triumph of narrative sorcery by the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitude
Subject Latin Americans -- Europe -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Short stories, Colombian -- Translations into English
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