News of a Kidnapping

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9780140267839: News of a Kidnapping

This text narrates the kidnapping of Maruja, a well-connected journalist in her 50s living in Botoga, and of her sister-in-law, Beatriz, by the gangs run by Pablo Escobar, head of the Medellin drug cartel, and one of the richest men in the world.

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"Fascinating. . . . Possesses all the drama and emotional resonance of Garcia Marquez's most powerful fiction." --"The New York Times""Brilliant. . . . Deeply affecting. . . . A story rich in characters who are both heroic and contradictory." --"The Wall Street Journal""A potent mixture of the newshound's well-documented detail and the novelist's tragic vision." --"Chicago Tribune""A powerful story. . . . In a series of telling strokes, shifting subtly from one perspective to another, Garcia Marquez conveys the madness of the hostages' imprisonment, the despair, the anger, the false hope, the resignation." --"San Francisco Chronicle "

Fascinating. . . . Possesses all the drama and emotional resonance of Garcia Marquez s most powerful fiction. The New York Times Brilliant. . . . Deeply affecting. . . . A story rich in characters who are both heroic and contradictory. The Wall Street Journal A potent mixture of the newshound s well-documented detail and the novelist s tragic vision. Chicago Tribune A powerful story. . . . In a series of telling strokes, shifting subtly from one perspective to another, Garcia Marquez conveys the madness of the hostages imprisonment, the despair, the anger, the false hope, the resignation. San Francisco Chronicle "

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Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1998)
ISBN 10: 0140267832 ISBN 13: 9780140267839
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