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This is a novel about a Filipino writer who tries to work in the United States and to find his father who had left them when he was very young. He writes about significant events in his life in the city of San Francisco as he struggles to teach a course on the Philippines and to start a magazine for Filipinos in the United States.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published October 1st 1987 by New Day Publishers
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Bienvenido N. Santos was born in Tondo, Manila, on March 22, 1911. When Santos started school, the Philippines was already a colony of the United States and instruction was in English. In his early attempts at creative writing, Santos developed an ear for three kinds of communication: Pampango in the songs his mother sang at home; English in the poems and stories his teacher read at school; and Ta ...more

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