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News of a Kidnapping

Summary: Analzyes the book, News Of a Kidnapping, by Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez. Provides biographical detail on the life of the author and offers a plot summary.

News of a Kidnapping, written by Mr. Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez is an extraordinary book that exposes the kidnappings of journalists in Colombia by the Extraditables; a group organized by drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in Literature (1982) Marquez is an international best-selling author. Native to Aracataca, Colombia, he understands the issues that affect South Americans and uses those issues as backdrops in his books.

His maternal grandparents raised him and filled him with history, folklore and superstitions that are found within the lines of his books. He was educated at the University of Bogota. In Colombia, he worked as a reporter for the El Espector, where he earned famed by writing a serious of articles that exposed the facts behind a Colombian naval disaster (1955). He has worked as a foreign correspondent in Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Caracas and New York. Mr. Marquez...

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