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Roughly Speaking podcast: The great novelist as a young reporter, Gabriel García Márquez (episode 272)

Roughly Speaking podcast: The great novelist as a young reporter, Gabriel García Márquez (episode 272)

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This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by the great novelist Gabriel García Márquez. Long before he was awarded a Nobel for literature, García Márquez started his writing career as a reporter in his native Colombia. In 1955, he caused a sensation by breaking a story about the ordeals of a sailor and corruption and incompetence in the Colombian Navy. The story, published as a series...

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