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Read online No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories Written with compassionate realism and wit the stories in this mesmerizing collection depict the disparities of town and village life in South America of the frightfully poor and the outrageously rich of memories and illusions and of lost opportunities and present joys by Gabriel García Márquez, J.S. Bernstein

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No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories
Title:No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories
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ISBN:0060751576
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Number of Pages:170
Category:Fiction, Short stories, Magical realism, Classics, Latin american
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