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In Flight: Two Novels of the Philippines

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An emotional exploration of the Philippines, these novels illustrate the connection between a people and their beloved native land. The first novel, Killing Time in a Warm Place, is based in part on the author's own experiences as a student protester and his subsequent capture, imprisonment, and torture during the Marcos dictatorship. His subsequent assimilation to a new s ...more
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Published May 1st 2011 by Schaffner Press
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Val
Apr 30, 2012 Val rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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There are two short novels in this book, which I read several months apart.

"Killing Time in a Warm Place" is a personalised history of the post-independence Philippines, with particular emphasis on the period of martial law declared by Ferdinand Marcos from 1972. It is based on Dalisay's own experiences as a boy and young man. (He became a student activist and was imprisoned, then later recruited by the authorities.)
It is informative and fairly objective, but does not come to life as well as som
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Michael Phillips
I read this book in preparation for an event at the Filipino American Book Festival in San Francisco in order to be prepared to help to introduce Butch Dalisay to festival attendees. I was blown away to learn that everyone already knew him - as he is quite the literary giant in the Philippines.

This book features two novels in one - both were my first introduction to Filipino culture. As a Caucasian from the NW, it was interesting to learn a little more about the history that likely affected the
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