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El general en su laberinto

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El general Simón Bolívar, “El Libertador” de los países de América del Sur, da, por última vez, un nostálgico viaje por el río Magdalena en el que vuelve a visitar ciudades en sus orillas donde revive sus triumfos, sus pasiones y las traiciones de toda una vida. Poseedor de un gran encanto personal, prodigiosamente afortunado en amores, en la guerra y en la política, todavía baila con tanto entusiasmo y habilidad que los que lo ven no pueden creer lo enfermo que está. Apasionado por los recuerdos del poder que tuvo, y de su sueño de unidad continental que nunca logró realizar, Bolívar es un ejemplo conmovedor de cuánto puede ganarse —y perderse— en una vida.
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El general Simón Bolívar, “El Libertador” de los países de América del Sur, da, por última vez, un nostálgico viaje por el río Magdalena en el que vuelve a visitar ciudades en sus orillas donde revive sus triumfos, sus pasiones y las traiciones de toda una vida. Poseedor de un gran encanto personal, prodigiosamente afortunado en amores, en la guerra y en la política, todavía baila con tanto entusiasmo y habilidad que los que lo ven no pueden creer lo enfermo que está. Apasionado por los recuerdos del poder que tuvo, y de su sueño de unidad continental que nunca logró realizar, Bolívar es un ejemplo conmovedor de cuánto puede ganarse —y perderse— en una vida.
Product Details
Paperback (288 pages)
Published: October 14, 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9781400034963
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