Additional Resources for News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel García Márquez

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Anderson, Jon Lee, "The Power of Gabriel García Márquez," in New Yorker, September 27, 1999.

This profile of García Márquez discusses the author's role in helping bring peace to Colombia.

Bergquist, Charles, Ricardo Peñaranda, and Gonzalo Sánchez, eds., Violence in Colombia 1990-2000: Waging War and Negotiating Peace, Scholarly Resources, 1992.

This book presents some of the best recent work by Colombian scholars on the continuing crisis of violence that has been plaguing the nation for the past decade. This collection also includes primary documents and testimony from such crucial eyewitnesses as government members, guerrillas, kidnap victims, and human rights lawyers.

Bowden, Mark, Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001.

Bowden chronicles the rise and fall of the world's first narcobillionaire, tracing the prevalence of violence in Colombian history, the manhunt for Escobar, and the...

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