By Gabriel García Márquez

ISBN-10: 1101910984

ISBN-13: 9781101910986

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El 28 de febrero de 1955 el destructor Caldas, que viajaba de Estados Unidos a Colombia, sufrió un accidente. Con l. a. finalidad de rescatar a los náufragos, las fuerzas norteamericanas del canal de Panamá peinaron l. a. zona cercana al siniestro. Después de cuatro días de búsqueda no encontraron ningún sobreviviente y se desistió de l. a. búsqueda. Una semana más tarde apareció Luis Alejandro Velasco, quien después de pasar en las aguas del Caribe diez días a los angeles deriva, logró llegar a tierra.

Con este libro, Gabriel García Márquez se descubrió a sí mismo como un narrador. Sin embargo, l. a. intención primera period los angeles de escribir un reportaje sobre un hombre que estuvo diez días a l. a. deriva en una balsa mecida por el mar Caribe. El futuro premio Nobel de literatura y entonces joven reportero que period García Márquez escuchó el relato de los hechos de boca de su protagonista, y lo transformó, tal vez sin pretenderlo, en un prodigioso ejercicio literario, una narración escueta y vigorosa donde past due el pulso de un gran escritor.

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Facing north, as befits an artist's studio; Halpert could have his choice of the other three rooms, east, west did not occur to me and south. He ar- and canvas, ac- that he might have a preference. rived the following weekend, carrying paints It 3i companied by another man, lanky, sandy-haired and bespectacled, whom he introduced to me as a poet who might take one of the rooms. Halpert took another room that had the second bed, but suggested that my room should be used as a common studio, moved my it being the largest.

Once, while sitting for me wearing a dressing gown, I asked her to slip it down from her shoulders so that I might include her bosom. If the rest of her was as lovely as her face, it would make a stunning picture. She refused, although pleased with my compliments. I continued life-class less my trips to the Ferrer school, often. but attended the There were always new faces, people dropping in out of curiosity or in sympathy with liberal ideas. met new writers and painters; we sat in the cafe and talked.

I had been smoking I a pipe, but soon switched to cigars to follow example. This was not an extravagance, my my companion's salary was about double of what five cents. I had earned before, and a decent cigar cost Sometimes, after the day's work, my new friend and remained in the quarter, the most interesting of New York, its theaters, movies, and big hotels. We would have a snack and take in a movie. One evening we passed a theater that was playing a musical comedy, The Chocolate Soldier, based on Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man.

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