A Hammock Beneath The Mangoes, Edited by Thomas Colchie (1991)

A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes: Stories from Latin America (Plume Fiction)


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Thomas Colchie is an acclaimed translator, editor, and literary agent for international authors. He is the editor of A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes. He has written for the Village Voice and The Washington Post. His translations include Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman and (with Elizabeth Bishop, Gregory Rabassa, and Mark Strand) Carlos Drummond de Andrade's Travelling in the Family.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in a small Colombian town in 1928 and has written many short stories and novels over the years. One of his short stories, "The Last Voyage of the Ghost Ship", published in 1972, is in a book called A Hammock Beneath the Mangoes that was published in 1991. This was an interesting story and had many magical and realistic elements.

A Hammock Beneath The Mangoes Stories From Latin America

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Baia das Pedras: Hammocks under the Mango tree - very relaxing