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The Robber of Memories: A River Journey Through Colombia

The Robber of Memories: A River Journey Through Colombia - Michael Jacobs A book from two perspectives, one the journey along the Magdalena, Columbia's main river, the second through his parents history and their decline from Alzheimer's and dementia.He meets all sorts of people in Columbia, from the FARC revolutionaries, and a chance meeting put him in touch with a group of people who suffer the greatest incidence of early onset Alzheimer's in the world.I enjoyed the book, and Columbia is a fascinating, if scary place , but didn't feel that I could engage with Jacobs fully.

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