All They Will Call You Quotes

Hernandez, Tim Z.
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This would be the only mention of James, Julio, and Ramon. Never again would their names appear. Not in print. Not anywhere. Omitted indefinitely."
-- Hernandez (Author) (chapter 1)

Importance: This quote establishes the theme of names, and the symbolism of names as signs of erasure and/or inclusion in history. Until this publication, James, Julio and Ramon are erased from the history of the Los Gatos plane crash.

And this was how their names would go down according to official records.... One Italian and two women."
-- Hernandez (Author) (chapter 2)

Importance: Building upon the themes in the first chapter, here in the second chapter the author encourages the reader to question the so-called "official" record. If the official record can mistake names, nationalities, and genders, what else is omitted or mistaken?

El recordar es vivir. To remember is to live again."
-- Old Man in the Garden (chapter 6)

Importance: An old man in the village garden once said these words to Luis, who thinks about them now that...

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