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AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK!In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar -- head of the Medellín drug cartel -- kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors' perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of the negotiations for their release. He also depicts the keening ache of Colombia after nearly forty years of rebel uprisings, right-wing death squads, currency collapse and narco-democracy. With cinematic intensity, breathtaking language and journalistic rigor, García Márquez evokes the sickness that inflicts his beloved country and how it penetrates every strata of society, from the lowliest peasant to the President himself.
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In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar -- head of the Medellín drug cartel -- kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors' perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of the negotiations for their release. He also depicts the keening ache of Colombia after nearly forty years of rebel uprisings, right-wing death squads, currency collapse and narco-democracy. With cinematic intensity, breathtaking language and journalistic rigor, García Márquez evokes the sickness that inflicts his beloved country and how it penetrates every strata of society, from the lowliest peasant to the President himself.
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subject_facetDrug traffic -- Colombia
Hostages -- Colombia
Kidnapping -- Colombia
title_displayNews of a kidnapping
title_fullNews of a Kidnapping
News of a kidnapping / Gabriel García Márquez ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman
title_shortNews of a kidnapping
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Drug traffic
Hostages
Kidnapping
Nonfiction
Sociology
True Crime