ISBN9780374533939
PublisherMPS (formerly Von Holtzbrinck Publishing)
PublishedMay 1, 2013
Pages272
AuthorHector Abad
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.27 Kg.
Height20.0 in.
Width15.0 in.
Depth1.8 in.

Oblivion: A Memoir

Hector Abad

PAPERBACK

May 1, 2013

Héctor Abad's Oblivion is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written memorial to the author's father, Héctor Abad Gómez, whose criticism of the Colombian regime led to his murder by paramilitaries in 1987. Twenty years in the writing, it paints an unforgettable picture of a man who followed his conscience and paid for it with his life during one of the darkest periods in Latin America's recent history.

Get Oblivion: A Memoir by Hector Abad and other memoir books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

 

Oblivion: A Memoir

Hector Abad

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Information

ISBN9780374533939
PublisherMPS (formerly Von Holtzbrinck Publishing)
PublishedMay 1, 2013
Pages272
AuthorHector Abad
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.27 Kg.
Height20.0 in.
Width15.0 in.
Depth1.8 in.

Synopsis

Héctor Abad's Oblivion is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written memorial to the author's father, Héctor Abad Gómez, whose criticism of the Colombian regime led to his murder by paramilitaries in 1987. Twenty years in the writing, it paints an unforgettable picture of a man who followed his conscience and paid for it with his life during one of the darkest periods in Latin America's recent history.

Get Oblivion: A Memoir by Hector Abad and other memoir books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

 

Editorial Reviews

"An irreplaceable testimony of the struggle for democracy and tolerance in Latin America."

– El País