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Oblivion: A Memoir by [Abad, Héctor]

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Honoring a Father's Memory With Words Carved More Deeply Than an Epitaph
The author is amusing about the weave of his own moral fiber. In what may be my favorite sentence thus far in 2012, he writes: "I have never felt like a good person, but I think that, thanks to my father's influence, I have sometimes managed to be a nonpracticing bad man."
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About the Author

Héctor Abad is one of Colombia's leading writers. Born in 1958, he grew up in Medellín, where he studied medicine, philosophy, and journalism. After being expelled from university for writing a defamatory text against the Pope, he moved to Italy before returning to his homeland in 1987.

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  • File Size: 344 KB
  • Print Length: 273 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 24, 2012)
  • Publication Date: April 24, 2012
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0071W4VG4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #359,208 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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