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1181 5a. The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World A Tale for Children Gabriel Garcia Marques translated by Gregory Rabassa

1181 5a. In what ways does the town change as a result of its encounter with Esteban?

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"...they also knew that everything would be different from then on, that their houses would have wider doors, higher ceilings, and stronger floors so that Esteban's memory could go everywhere without bumping into beams and so that no one in the future would dare whisper the big boob finally died, too bad, the handsome fool has finally died, because they were going to paint their house fronts gay colors to make Esteban's memory eternal and they were going to break their backs digging for springs among the stones and planting flowers on the cliffs..."


The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World