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Olvidon And Other Stories
This new edition of OLVIDON is much thicker because it now includes all the short stories in the collection, PLATINUM. The title story of the collection, is one of the three novellas in the author's THREE FILIPINO WOMEN. The fairy tales for adults: The Moth and the Sunbeam and The Fruits of Gaget are now in a special coloring book edition together with the author's other c ...more
Paperback, Third Printing, 2004, 128 pages
Published March 15th 1997 by Solidaridad Publishing House
(first published 1988)
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I know I went through the whole little book in a day, at least. Short stories. Filled with inconsequential details. Don't know how much are true. But a lot of it came up in the conversation I had with the man over lunch by January 6, 2014. Like the story of fishing for crabs at Golden Gate Bridge, and finding a ring with the name "Ruth." Of Tokyo and his friend with the many wives. Bhutan--more fishing. I like the man's essays best, his short stories come in a close second. ...more
Francisco Sionil José was born in 1924 in Pangasinan province and attended the public school in his hometown. He attended the University of Santo Tomas after World War II and in 1949, started his career in writing. Since then, his fiction has been published internationally and translated into several languages including his native Ilokano. He has been involved with the international cultural organ ...more