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News of a Kidnapping

Gabriel García Márquez

In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar – head of the Medellín drug cartel – kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors’ perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of the negotiations for their release. He also depicts the keening ache of Colombia a...
Publish Date
2008-01-08T00:00:00.000Z
2008-01-08T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1996
Goodreads rating
3.87
ISBN
9781400034932
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A journalistic account of ten notable Colombians kidnapped by Pablo Escobar’s Medellín Drug Cartel.      source