The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Paperback Book


Rent The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor

Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Format: Quality Paperback

Publisher: Vintage Books USA

Published: Mar 1989

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - General

Retail Price: $14.95

Pages: 128


Translated by Randolf Hogan. 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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