Growing Up Filipino 3: New Stories for Young Adults Growing Up Filipino 3: New Stories for Young Adults

Growing Up Filipino 3: New Stories for Young Adults

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GROWING UP FILIPINO 3: NEW STORIES FOR YOUNG ADULTS collects 25 short stories by Filipino authors in the US and the Philippines about what it means to be young and Filipino. The stories explore the universal themes of coming-of-age, love, angst, family, relationships, and other young adult issues. The stories reveal Filipino and Filipino American culture, mores, history, society, politics, and other nuances. For instance, Filipino respect for their elders, extended families, religious practices, funereal rites, love for folklore are apparent in the stories.

GROWING UP FILIPINO 3 follows two earlier critically acclaimed books -- GROWING UP FILIPINO: STORIES FOR YOUNG ADULTS (2003) and GROWING UP FILIPINO II: MORE STORIES FOR YOUNG ADULTS (2010), books that have been used by educators and enjoyed by adults and young adults alike.

The contributors are (in no particular order): Gina Apostol, Kannika Pena, Jack Wigley, Veronica Montes, Nikki Alfar, Yvette Fernandez, Danton Remoto, Cecilia Brainard, George Deoso, Patricia Go, Migs Bravo Dutt, Ian Casocot, James Fajarito, Sarge Lacuesta. Dom Sy, Eileen Tabios, Marianne Villanueva, Marilyn Alquizola, Brian Roley, Patrick Joseph Caoile, Zak Linmark, Linda Ty-Casper, Renee Macalino Rutledge, Noelle de Jesus, Oscar Peñaranda.

PRAISE

"At the heart of Growing Up Filipino 3 are layered, dynamic, questioning, inspiring characters, young and Filipino, who have stayed true to their roots." ~Aileen Cassinetto, Author & Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow.

"In this scintillating collection of stories, children's often-surprising viewpoints are juxtaposed memorably against the stark realities of adult life … Once again Cecilia Manguerra Brainard has assembled a bravura collection of stories in Growing Up Filipino 3." ~Vince Gotera, Author & former Editor, North American Review.

"Growing up Filipino 3 presents the richness of the diverse experiences of Filipinos all over the globe.  The authors of these stories show how Filipinos effectively navigate the complexities of their culture and society in order to live meaningful lives. "~Edmundo Edward F. Litton, Professor of Education.

GENRE
Jugend
ERSCHIENEN
2022
11. Oktober
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
409
Seiten
VERLAG
PALH
GRÖSSE
731,4
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