Abad's 'Oblivion' Puts A Face On Colombia's Dead

Dec 3, 2012
Originally published on December 3, 2012 5:21 am

One of the rising stars in the Latin American literary world is Hector Abad. The Colombian-born author has released a searing book, Oblivion: A Memoir, in the U.S. that took him a generation to write. It's the story of his father, a beloved doctor who was murdered in the 1980s.