Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club)
Gabriel García Márquez

Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club)

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"A love story of astonishing power." - Newsweek

The International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.


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Published by: Vintage
Pub date: 10/05/2007
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 348
ISBN: 9780307389732
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    "A love story of astonishing power." - Newsweek

    The International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.