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In the Country : Stories
by Mia Alvar


Overview - In these nine globe-trotting tales, Mia Alvar gives voice to the women and men of the Philippines and its diaspora. From teachers to housemaids, from mothers to sons, Alvar s stories explore the universal experiences of loss, displacement, and the longing to connect across borders both real and imagined.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In these nine globe-trotting tales, Mia Alvar gives voice to the women and men of the Philippines and its diaspora. From teachers to housemaids, from mothers to sons, Alvar s stories explore the universal experiences of loss, displacement, and the longing to connect across borders both real and imagined. In the Country speaks to the heart of everyone who has ever searched for a place to call home and marks the arrival of a formidable new voice in literature."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780804171496
  • ISBN-10: 0804171491
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 368


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Books > Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
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