Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Burning Heart: A Portrait of the Philippines” as Want to Read:
Burning Heart: A Portrait of the Philippines
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Burning Heart: A Portrait of the Philippines

4.15  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Nothing is absolute, especially in the Philippines. It is a land of opposites, where religion, spirituality, superstition, and mystery are all present in equal doses. It is a place where Catholics consult tarot card readers and prostitutes keep shrines to the Virgin Mary. "Burning Heart "allows a rare glimpse into this world: the taste of cane liquor and salty stews, the s ...more
Hardcover, 152 pages
Published March 15th 1999 by Rizzoli International Publications
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Burning Heart, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Burning Heart

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-43)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Elaine
Elaine rated it really liked it
Dec 13, 2007
Jose Kilbride
Jose Kilbride rated it really liked it
Jul 04, 2010
Christine
Christine rated it it was amazing
Jan 03, 2013
Alfie
Alfie rated it it was amazing
Nov 15, 2007
Julie
Julie rated it really liked it
Nov 12, 2014
Jane
Jane rated it it was amazing
Jan 24, 2013
Cristine May
Cristine May rated it it was ok
Jul 08, 2016
Vivian Morales
Vivian Morales rated it liked it
Feb 11, 2008
Theresa Navarro
Theresa Navarro rated it it was amazing
Jul 30, 2011
Oliver
Oliver rated it really liked it
Jul 08, 2007
Libby Shepherd
Libby Shepherd rated it really liked it
Jun 22, 2014
PamPam223
PamPam223 rated it it was amazing
Mar 12, 2011
Isabelle
Isabelle rated it really liked it
Sep 03, 2011
Marie
Marie marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2007
Happy
Happy marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2007
isa q
isa q marked it as to-read
Dec 24, 2007
Michelleab
Michelleab marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2008
Rachel
Rachel marked it as to-read
Sep 05, 2008
Heids
Heids marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2009
Jenesha
Jenesha marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2009
Reese
Reese added it
Jan 12, 2010
fivethousandbooks
fivethousandbooks marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2010
Cheryl
Cheryl marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2010
DC
DC marked it as to-read
Aug 11, 2010
Jeremy Good
Jeremy Good marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2010
Tinamarie
Tinamarie marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2011
Beth Roeper
Beth Roeper marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2011
Ai
Ai marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2012
Christine
Christine marked it as to-read
Feb 06, 2012
Aishe
Aishe marked it as to-read
Feb 29, 2012
Mirvan  Ereon
Mirvan Ereon marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2012
Pam
Pam marked it as to-read
Jul 04, 2012
Pj Policarpio
Pj Policarpio marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2012
Roxanne
Roxanne marked it as to-read
Dec 09, 2012
Thecat3786
Thecat3786 marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2013
Kimba
Kimba marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2013
Sharon
Sharon marked it as to-read
Mar 25, 2013
Lily
Lily marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2013
Matthew Nicolas
Matthew Nicolas marked it as to-read
May 06, 2013
Rosie Glade
Rosie Glade marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
6323
Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn was born (and raised) in Manila, Philippines in 1949. With her background, a Scots-Irish-French-Filipino mother and a Filipino-Spanish father with one Chinese ancestor, Hagedorn adds a unique perspective to Asian American performance and literature. Her mixed media style often incorporates song, poetry, images, and spoken dialogue.

Moving to San Francisco in 1963, Hagedorn
...more
More about Jessica Hagedorn...

Share This Book