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No one writes to the colonel : and other stories

Author: Gabriel García Márquez; J S Bernstein
Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Perennial Classics edView all editions and formats
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"Written with compassionate realism and wit, the stories in this collection depict the disparities of town and village life in South America, of the frightfully poor and outrageously rich, of memories and illusions, and of lost opportunities and present joys."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Named Person: Gabriel García Márquez; Gabriel García Márquez
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel García Márquez; J S Bernstein
ISBN: 0060751576 9780060751579
OCLC Number: 56371534
Notes: 1st Harper Colophon ed. published, 1979.
Description: 170 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: No one writes to the colonel --
Big Mama's funeral --
Tuesday siesta --
One of these days --
There are no thieves in this town --
Balthazar's marvelous afternoon --
Montiel's widow --
One day after Saturday --
Artificial roses --
Big Mama's funeral.
Other Titles: Coronel no tiene quien le escriba.
Responsibility: Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by J.S. Bernstein.

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"Written with compassionate realism and wit, the stories in this collection depict the disparities of town and village life in South America, of the frightfully poor and outrageously rich, of memories and illusions, and of lost opportunities and present joys."--Jacket.

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