“My Father’s Life” is a short story from the award-winning Basque writer and journalist Pedro Ugarte. It was included in the collection Nuestra Historia (Páginas de espuma, 2016). Nuestra Historia received rave reviews in all of Spain’s major newspapers, and was chosen as one of the books of the year by ABC. Pedro Ugarte has written many works of fiction, spanning novels and short stories. His work has been translated into Italian, French, German, and Polish.