9788420426402

El olvido que seremos / Oblivion

  • ISBN 13:

    9788420426402

  • ISBN 10:

    8420426407

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/30/2018
  • Publisher: Alfaguara

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Summary

Ahora con película de Fernando Trueba.

La obra maestra de Héctor Abad Faciolince, uno de los libros fundamentales de la literatura contemporánea en español.


El 25 de agosto de 1987 Héctor Abad Gómez, médico y activista en pro de los derechos humanos, es asesinado en Medellín por los paramilitares.

El olvido que seremos es su biografía novelada, escrita por su propio hijo. Un relato desgarrador y emocionante sobre la familia, que refleja, al tiempo, el infierno de la violencia que ha golpeado Colombia en los últimos cincuenta años.

Esta novela de Héctor Abad Faciolince ha sido ganadora del Premio WOLA-Duke en Derechos Humanos en Estados Unidos y del Prémio Criaçao Literária Casa da America Latina de Portugal.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

Soon to be a movie by Fernando Trueba.

Héctor Abad Faciolince’s masterpiece, one of the fundamental books in contemporary Spanish-language literature.

On August 25, 1987, Héctor Abad Gómez, doctor and human rights activist, is murdered by paramilitaries in Medellín.

Oblivion: A Memoir is his biographical novel, written by his own son. A heartrending, emotional tale about family which at the same time reflects the hellish violence that has buffeted Colombia for the last fifty years.

This novel by Héctor Abad Faciolince has won the WOLA-Duke Book Award for Human Rights in the United States and the Casa da America Latina Literary Creation Prize in Portugal.

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