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In the Country

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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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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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Kindle Book

  • Release date: June 16, 2015

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780385352840
  • File size: 5164 KB
  • Release date: June 16, 2015

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780385352840
  • File size: 5872 KB
  • Release date: June 16, 2015

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Kindle Book
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English

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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