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You Lovely People (Filipino Literary Classics)

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In YOU LOVELY PEOPLE, his first book, Bienvenido N. Santos has presented what may well be the essence of those years - the loneliness and hunger of a people who were almost all of them hurt and broken to the bone. But for an ideal, which Santos so eloquently dramatizes in this book, they would have lost their very souls.

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Published 1991 by Bookmark, Inc. (first published January 1st 1955)
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Jamille Mae Lardizabal
This was one of the many book reviews I had to submit for my BLL 104 class in UP.


YOU LOVELY PEOPLE
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“The great man is he who in the midst of the crowds, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. This quotation aptly reveals the true Filipino Spirit, one that exudes zeal, especially when put in dire situations, during our nakedness, our helplessness. It is beyond our fine brown-skin which makes us standout among blonds and brunettes. It is the lovel
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Timothy Sanchez
an important historical,social,and cultural document, this memoir of Bienvenido N.Santos should be read by every Filipino who wish to understand our lovely people's plight in exile.
Sai Quebec
Well put-up everything was plain lovely. one of Philippines best in literature.
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Bienvenido N. Santos was born in Tondo, Manila, on March 22, 1911. When Santos started school, the Philippines was already a colony of the United States and instruction was in English. In his early attempts at creative writing, Santos developed an ear for three kinds of communication: Pampango in the songs his mother sang at home; English in the poems and stories his teacher read at school; and Ta ...more
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