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Title: In the Country
Authors: Alvar, Mia
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 347
Year: 2015
Language: English
Description: From the Middle East to the US and back to the Philippines, with mobility both reluctant and voluntary, the nine short stories in this collection criss-cross the globe in their chronicling of the Filipino diaspora and its genesis.

Students, teachers, wives, maids, chauffeurs and more, the men and women in these stories with their ever present yearning for a place to call home, are all tightly drawn and the depth of their experiences compassionately rendered.

Categories: Fiction, Short Stories, Culture/Ethnic/Racial, Political, Philippines, 2018 Titles

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