Oblivion: A Memoir by Héctor Abad

By Héctor Abad

“An irreplaceable testimony of the fight for democracy and tolerance in Latin America.” —El País

Héctor Abad’s Oblivion is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written memorial to the author’s father, Héctor Abad Gómez, whose feedback of the Colombian regime resulted in his homicide via paramilitaries in 1987. two decades within the writing, it paints an unforgettable photo of a guy who his moral sense and paid for it along with his existence in the course of one of many darkest classes in Latin America’s contemporary background.

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