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Platinum: Ten Filipino Stories
In these ten stories, F. Sionil Jose continues his excursion into the swamplands of the Filipino psyche. It is a depressing journey full of insights into the shallows and depths of the Filipino charcacter. Sionil Jose's stories are, therefore, not just literary guidposts - they are also impeccable social records that will not be found in today's newspapers and history book ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published March 15th 1995
(first published 1983)
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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