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My favorite Colombian

18 April 2014

This is my all-time favorite photo of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.  He’d just been punched out by Mario Vargas-Llosa at a literary do at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City (I’m across the street from the Palacio right now).  Rodrigo Moya, the photographer, was the 16 year old son of one of Garcia Marquez’ friends when he took this photo in Februrary 1976.

Previous posts on GGM here:

GGM biography (with music by Oscar Chavez)

GGM (and other) Latin fiction readers

Latin American Nobel Literature Laureates

Censoring GGM

Garcia Marquez read-a-thon in rural Sinaloa

AND…

FREE GARCIA MARQUEZ WORKS FOR DOWNLOAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

gabo-salute

 

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One Comment leave one →
  1. roberb7 permalink
    18 April 2014 5:11 pm

    The free download link doesn’t work. A few of his works are available here, including Cien Año de Soledad: https://archive.org/search.php?query=garcia%20marquez%20AND%20collection%3Aopensource
    Some more here, all in English: http://kickass.to/gabriel-garcia-marquez-novels-non-fiction-8-books-t8000946.html

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