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Strange pilgrims : twelve stories

Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: New York, New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. ©1993
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928-
Strange pilgrims.
New York : Knopf, 1993
(OCoLC)621565618
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel García Márquez
ISBN: 0679425667 9780679425663 0140239405 9780140239409
OCLC Number: 27429507
Description: xiii, 188 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: Why Twelve, why stories, why pilgrims --
Bon voyage, Mr President --
Saint --
Sleeping Beauty and the airplane --
I sell my dreams --
I only came to use the phone --
Ghosts of August --
Maria dos Prazeres --
Seventeen poisoned Englishmen --
Tramontana --
Miss Forbes's summer of happiness --
Light is like water --
Trail of your blood in the snow.
Other Titles: Doce cuentos peregrinos.
Responsibility: by Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman.
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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.

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