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García Márquez, Gabriel

A Colombian-born twentieth-century writer. He is best known for his epic novel One Hundred Years of Solitude, set in the imaginary village of Macondo and chronicling seven generations of the Buendías family. García Márquez won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982.

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