- Author : Gabriel García Márquez
- Release Date : 15 October 2014
- Publisher : Vintage
- Genre : Biography & Autobiography
- Pages : 128 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9781101911099
Download or read book entitled Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by author: Gabriel García Márquez which was release on 15 October 2014 and published by Vintage with total page 128 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! In 1955, Garcia Marquez was working for El Espectador, a newspaper in Bogota, when in February of that year eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared. Ten days later one of them turned up, barely alive, on a deserted beach in northern Colombia. This book, which originally appeared as a series of newspaper articles, is Garcia Marquez's account of that sailor's ordeal. Translated by Randolf Hogan.