News of a Kidnapping Summary
Gabriel García Márquez

Everything you need to understand or teach News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel García Márquez.

  • News of a Kidnapping Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 1 Study Guide
  • 1 Lesson Plans
  • ...and more
  • 30 News of a Kidnapping Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more
Follow Us on Facebook

News of a Kidnapping Summary

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was approached by his friends Maruja Pachón de Villamizar and Alberto Villamizar in 1993 to write a book about the ordeal surrounding Maruja's abduction. García Márquez recalls that he was working on the first draft when he realized "it was impossible to separate her kidnapping from nine other abductions that occurred at the same time in Colombia." García Márquez decided to broaden...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The News of a Kidnapping Study Pack contains:

News of a Kidnapping Study Guide

Lesson Plan

All teaching products sold separately.

News of a Kidnapping Lesson Plans contain 153 pages of teaching material, including: