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Strange pilgrims : twelve stories

Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2006.
Series: Penguin books (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First Vintage International edition
Database:WorldCat
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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: Short stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014.
Strange pilgrims.
(OCoLC)77495838
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel García Márquez
ISBN: 9781101911136 1101911131
OCLC Number: 892430148
Notes: Prologue written by the author, 1992.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 188 pages)
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Penguin books (Series)
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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