Book #14691

The Story Of A Shipwrecked Sailor - 1st US Edition

Gabriel García Márquez
The Story Of A Shipwrecked Sailor - 1st US Edition. Gabriel García Márquez.
The Story Of A Shipwrecked Sailor - 1st US Edition

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
ISBN: 0394548108

A handsome first (stated) American edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Beautifully bound in navy blue cloth with silver lettering, signed by author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez;

This is "The story of a shipwrecked sailor who drifted on a life raft for ten days without food or water, was proclaimed a national hero, kissed by beauty queens, made rich through publicity, and then spurned by the government and forgotten for all time." (from the title page) Translated from the Spanish by Randolph Hogan.

Price: $1,400.00

Author Bio

Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez, affectionately known as "Gabo", was born on March 6, 1928 and passed away April 17, 2014.

García Márquez lived through one of the most violent periods in Colombian history. Steeped in the stories of his grandparents, García Márquez wove Colombia's history into magical tales of war, love, and survival.

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