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In the Country: Stories
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date March 2, 2016
Pages 347
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780804171496
ISBN-10 0804171491
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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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Hardcover
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from Alfred a Knopf Inc (June 16, 2015)
9780385352819 | details & prices | 347 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $26.95
About: These nine globe-trotting, unforgettable stories from Mia Alvar, a remarkable new literary talent, vividly give voice to the women and men of the Filipino diaspora.
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Paperback
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from Vintage Books (March 2, 2016)
9780804171496 | details & prices | 347 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.95
About: In these nine globe-trotting tales, Mia Alvar gives voice to the women and men of the Philippines and its diaspora.

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