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Orion's Belt and Other Writings is an unusual first collection of fiction. It not only puts together Abad's five stories, but carries an introductory piece called "The Stick" which presents a disturbing theory of language, fiction, and the creative process, and ends with two essays on the author's own workshop with himself on two of his stories. While the first story "Tara ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by University of the Philippines Press (first published April 1997)
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The poet and literary critic Gémino H. Abad was born on February 5, 1939 in Sta. Ana, Manila.

At present, he is a University Professor Emeritus at the University of the Philippines. His current writing and research include “Upon Our Own Ground”, a two- volume historical anthology of short stories in English, 1956- 1972, with critical introduction; “Our Scene So Fair”, a book of critical essays on

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