Book #15340

News Of A Kidnapping - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Gabriel García Márquez, Edith Grossman
News Of A Kidnapping - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Gabriel García Márquez, Edith Grossman.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.
ISBN: 0375400516

A beautiful unread first US edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket.

The non-fiction account of the orchestrated kidnappings of ten Colombian journalists by the Medellin drug cartel in 1990. Márquez began his book as the story of only one of the kidnapped journalists, an old friend, but soon saw the need to expand his work to include the others. Behind the demands of powerful cartel leader Pablo Escobar was protection from extradition to the US for drug trafficking.

Price: $40.00

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.