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The General in His Labyrinth -- Signed By Translator

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

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ISBN 10: 0394582586 / ISBN 13: 9780394582580
Published by Knopf, 1990
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First Edition (first U.S. printing). A novel by the Nobel laureate and author of ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE, a story based on the life of Simon Bolivar within the framework of a fantastic seven month voyage down the wide Magdelena River. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Fine/Fine but for incidental crimping at the foot of the dust jacket spine. Inscribed by translator Grossman on the front free end paper, as follws: "Best wishes to Larry Owens - Edith Grossman NYC 11-9-95.". Bookseller Inventory # 71393

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Title: The General in His Labyrinth -- Signed By ...

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed By Translator

Edition: 1st Edition.

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General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals of his life. Infinitely charming, prodigiously successful in love, war and politics, he still dances with such enthusiasm and skill that his witnesses cannot believe he is ill. Aflame with memories of the power that he commanded and the dream of continental unity that eluded him, he is a moving exemplar of how much can be won—and lost—in a life.
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“A fascinating tour de force and a moving tribute to an extraordinary man” --Margaret Atwood, The New York Times Book Review

“A distinguished book. . . . García Márquez splendidly presents his image of Latin America and of a great man redux.” --Los Angeles Times Book Review

“A stunning portrait, convincing and poignant. . . . A tour de force.” --San Francisco Chronicle

“Passage after passage shines with the brilliance of Mr. García Márquez. . . . He has invented some of the magic characters of our age. His general, however, is not only magic, but real.” --The Wall Street Journal

“As usual, García Márquez’s craftsmanship is nothing less than superb. His General’s story is tragic; his telling of it is luminous.” --The Dallas Morning News

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