Cover of: The story of a shipwrecked sailor by Gabriel García Márquez
An edition of Relato de un náufrago (1970)

The story of a shipwrecked sailor

who drifted on a life raft for ten days without food or water, was proclaimed a national hero, kissed by beauty queens, made rich through publicity, and then spurned by the government and forgotten for all time

1st Vintage International ed.
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An edition of Relato de un náufrago (1970)

The story of a shipwrecked sailor

who drifted on a life raft for ten days without food or water, was proclaimed a national hero, kissed by beauty queens, made rich through publicity, and then spurned by the government and forgotten for all time

1st Vintage International ed.
  • 4.33 ·
  • 3 Ratings
  • 57 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading
  • 4 Have read
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Language
English
Pages
106

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In 1955, Garcia Marquez was working for El Espectador, a newspaper in Bogota, when in February of that year eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared. Ten days later one of them turned up, barely alive, on a deserted beach in northern Colombia. This book, which originally appeared as a series of newspaper articles, is Garcia Marquez's account of that sailor's ordeal

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Opowieść rozbitka
2009, Warszawskie Wydawnictwo Literackie Muza
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Cover of: Relato de un náufrago
Relato de un náufrago
February 7, 2006, Plaza y Janes
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Cover of: Relato de un Naufrago / The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor
Relato de un Naufrago / The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor
June 2003, Debolsillo
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Relato de un náufrago
1999-08, Norma
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The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor
February 29, 1996, Penguin Books Ltd
Cover of: Relato de un náufrago
Cover of: The story of a shipwrecked sailor
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New York

Edition Notes

This translation originally published: New York : Knopf, 1986.

Translation of: Relato de un na ufrago.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
910.09163, 910.916365
Library of Congress
G530.V442 G3713 1989, G530.V442

The Physical Object

Pagination
ix, 106 pages :
Number of pages
106

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26344037M
Internet Archive
storyofshipwreck00gabr
ISBN 10
067972205X
ISBN 13
9780679722052
OCLC/WorldCat
19782465

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