This volume in The Great Hispanic Heritage series traces García Márquez’s life, from his childhood in Aracataca, Colombia, where he enjoyed listening to the stories of his grandmother and grandfather, to his education in Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, and his work as an international journalist and acclaimed fiction writer. Gabriel García Márquez reveals how Hispanic heritage influenced the Nobel Prize winner, and how his work has inspired Isabel Allende and other writers. This attractive, full-color book is packed with extra features: sidebars, source notes, a bibliography, Internet resources, and more.
Full-color photographs. Feature boxes. Footnotes. Chronology and timeline. Sidebars. Bibliography. Web sites. Further reading. Notes. Index.
About the Author(s)
Susan Muaddi Darraj is associate professor of English at Harford Community College in Bel Air, Maryland, where she teaches creative writing and literature. She is the author of the book Scheherazade’s Legacy: Arab and Arab American Women on Writing. She is also managing editor of The Baltimore Review, a literary journal of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.