My fathers' ghost is climbing in the rain

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The anticipated American debut of one of Granta 's Best Young Spanish-Language Novelists: a daring, deeply affecting novel about the secrets buried in the past of an Argentine family. A young writer, living abroad, makes the journey home to South America to say good-bye to his dying father. In his parents' house, he finds a cache of documents--articles, maps, photographs--and unwittingly begins to unearth his father's obsession with the disappearance of a local man. Suddenly he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of Argentina's dark political past and with the long-hidden memories of his family's underground resistance against an oppressive military regime. As the fragments of the narrator's investigation fall into place--revealing not only a part of his father's life he had tried to forget but also the legacy of an entire generation--this audacious novel tells a completely original story of corruption and responsibility, history and remembrance. 

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subject_facetAmnesiacs -- Fiction
Argentina -- History -- Dirty War, 1976-1983 -- Fiction
Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Fiction
Fathers and sons -- Argentina -- Fiction
Government, Resistance to -- Fiction
Political fiction
Revolutionaries -- Fiction
title_displayMy fathers' ghost is climbing in the rain
title_fullMy fathers' ghost is climbing in the rain / Patricio Pron ; translated from the Spanish by Mara Faye Lethem
title_shortMy fathers' ghost is climbing in the rain
topic_facetAmnesiacs
Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
Fathers and sons
Government, Resistance to
History
Revolutionaries