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This book of Kerima Polotan's essays was first published in 1977, and most of the essays therein were written in the mid-60s to the early 70s. (This is a University of the Philippines Press 1999 edition.) The essays come from a time before I was born, or when I was a small child. It was interesting to read about places in the Philippines that I'd been to, or haven't visited, through her eyes. Mostly the essays are about her travels, or about people far removed from their original locales. Many d ...more
Kerima Polotan-Tuvera was a Filipino author. She was a renowned and highly respected fictionist, essayist, and journalists, with her works having received among the highest literary distinctions of the Philippines. Some of her stories have been published under the pseudonym Patricia S. Torres.