By Ilan Stavans
This long-awaited biography provides a attention-grabbing and entire photograph of Garc?a M?rquez's lifestyles as much as the booklet of his classic 100 Years of Solitude. in line with approximately a decade of analysis, this biographical study sheds new mild at the existence and works of the Nobel Laureate, father of magical realism, and bestselling writer within the historical past of the Spanish language. As Garc?a M?rquez's impact endures on good into his 9th decade, Stavans's willing insights constitute the definitive re-appraisal of the literary giant's lifestyles and corpus. The later a part of his lifestyles could be lined in a moment e-book.
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It penetrated the markets of Latin American 20 Gabriel García Márquez countries, such as Colombia, Ecuador, and the West Indies, where it became a monopoly. Currently known as Chiquita Brands International, it continues to export products to Europe and the United States. Banana plantations in the Third World were a loci of contradictions. They became great magnets for agricultural laborers from different parts of the world—Spain, Italy, Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine. García Márquez writes about this immigration in his early work, the novella La hojarasca, translated into English as Leaf Storm.
Gabriel Eligio García Martínez was originally from a town in the Bolívar Department. In the early twenties he moved to Cartagena, where he enrolled at the university. But his stay in the classroom didn’t last long, because he needed to support himself. At the time, the nation’s Atlantic region was experiencing an enormous boom in banana plantations. The United Fruit Company, a major corporation that traded in tropical fruit, especially pineapple and banana, was incorporated in 1899 as a result of the merger between Minor C.
The town, as in other Caribbean regions, has an agricultural economy that is based on banana, plantain, yucca, tomato, sugar cane, cotton, rice, oil palm, and livestock, 18 Gabriel García Márquez including cattle, horses, mules, and pigs. The weather is marked by relentless humidity, the result of tropical rains that might be sudden or else prolong themselves for days on end. Gerald Martin describes it as the hottest and wettest place in the entire zone. He suggests that in 1900 Aracataca had a population of a few hundred.