The Dispossessed


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Here in their own words are the stories of desterrados, or "dispossessed" the thousands of Colombians displaced by years of war and state-backed terrorism, funded in part by U.S. aid to the Colombian government. This book is proof that today’s Latin American literature reaches far and digs deep. Alfredo Molano isn’t a novelist or poet, but rather a sociologist who realized that "the way to understand wasn’t to study people but to listen to them." The testimonies that Molano collects are a point of departure for a work that knows how to relate, like few others can, Colombia

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Weight 480 g
Dimensions 15.5 × 23 × 1.984 cm