BEST PHILIPPINE FICTION

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America Is in the Heart (Washington Papers)
1.  America Is in the Heart (Washington Papers) by Carlos Bulosan
The list author says:
  "Highly recommended; used by many educators in Philippine & Philippine American Studies"
$14.22   Used & New from: $0.47
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

When the Rainbow Goddess Wept (Ann Arbor Paperbacks)
2.  When the Rainbow Goddess Wept (Ann Arbor Paperbacks) by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
The list author says:
  "This powerful novel explores survival in the Philippines during World War II; it reminds the reader of "The Diary of Anne Frank.""
$17.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Dream Jungle
3.  Dream Jungle by Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn
The list author says:
  "Recent novel by acclaimed Filipina American writer"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Dusk: A Novel (Modern Library Paperbacks)
4.  Dusk: A Novel (Modern Library Paperbacks) by F. Sionil Jose
The list author says:
  "This is a powerful historical novel set in the 1800s in the Philippines."
$16.76   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

When the Elephants Dance: A Novel
5.  When the Elephants Dance: A Novel by Tess Uriza Holthe
The list author says:
  "This debut novel is set in the Philippine during WWII; filled with tales of survival."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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Awaiting Trespass
6.  Awaiting Trespass by Linda Ty-Casper
The list author says:
  "Banned in the Philippines, this novel reveals the corruption of Philippine society during the Marcos era."
Used & New from: $1.24

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Growing Up Filipino: Stories for Young Adults
7.  Growing Up Filipino: Stories for Young Adults by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
The list author says:
  "Destined to be a classic young adult book - wonderful collection of 29 stories"
$18.55   Used & New from: $3.18
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Growing Up Filipino II: More Stories for Young Adults
8.  Growing Up Filipino II: More Stories for Young Adults by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
The list author says:
  "Second volume of the popular collection of short stories about growing up Filipino."
$26.96   Used & New from: $12.90
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Cebu
9.  Cebu by Peter Bacho
The list author says:
  "Bacho does a good job revealing the stresses of characters caught between two cultures."
$17.71   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Dogeaters (Contemporary American Fiction)
10.  Dogeaters (Contemporary American Fiction) by Jessica Hagedorn
The list author says:
  "Haggedorn's off-beat characters negotiate the rough Marcos years in the Philippines."
$13.05   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

The Umbrella Country (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
11.  The Umbrella Country (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by Bino A. Realuyo
The list author says:
  "Realuyo captures the flavor or Manila in the 1970s well."
$16.89   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

American Son: A Novel
12.  American Son: A Novel by Brian Ascalon Roley
The list author says:
  "This novel explores the Philippine American experience."
$13.46   Used & New from: $0.81
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Magdalena
13.  Magdalena by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
The list author says:
  "This is an ambitious novel of forbidden love, set in East Asia.  This well-written book is erotic and tragic."
$15.13   Used & New from: $1.87
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Grandfather, the King
14.  Grandfather, the King by Mar Puatu
The list author says:
  "This is a coming of age story of a young boy in the Philippines during World War II."
Used & New from: $74.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Requiem for a rebel priest
15.  Requiem for a rebel priest by Paulino M. Lim
The list author says:
  "This is the third of a political trilogy exploring Philippine history & politics.  Lim's other fiction is worth reading as well."
Used & New from: $14.98

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Scent of Apples
16.  Scent of Apples by Bienvenido N. Santos
The list author says:
  "No study of Philippine literature is complete without reading Bienvenido N. Santos."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Bread of Salt and Other Stories
17.  The Bread of Salt and Other Stories by N. V. M. González
The list author says:
  "This is another classic that must be read by students of Philippine literature."
$25.16   Used & New from: $0.01

State of War
18.  State of War by Ninotchka Rosca
The list author says:
  "This novel was one of the first Philippine novels published mainstream."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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A normal life and other stories
19.  A normal life and other stories by Reine Arcache Melvin
The list author says:
  "Melvin's short stories are well-written and captivating."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Noli Me Tangere (Shaps Library of Translations)
20.  Noli Me Tangere (Shaps Library of Translations) by Harold Augenbraum
The list author says:
  "This 19th century novel triggered the Philippine revolution against Spain."
$26.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

El filibusterismo
21.  El filibusterismo by José Rizal
The list author says:
  "Sequel to Rizal's Noli me Tangere; a powerful political novel"
Used & New from: $32.44
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Rizal: Noli Me Tangere Cloth (Shaps Library of Translations)
22.  Rizal: Noli Me Tangere Cloth (Shaps Library of Translations) by Harold Augenbraum
The list author says:
  "Revolutionary novel that altered the course of Philippine History"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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But for the Lovers (American Literature Series)
23.  But for the Lovers (American Literature Series) by Wilfrido D. Nolledo
The list author says:
  "Classic Worle War II story set in the Philippines"
$11.02   Used & New from: $4.18

The Samsons: Two Novels The Pretenders and Mass (Modern Library)
24.  The Samsons: Two Novels The Pretenders and Mass (Modern Library) by F. Sionil Jose
The list author says:
  "Another great novel by Jose"
Used & New from: $15.76
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Don Vicente: Two Novels (Modern Library Paperbacks)
25.  Don Vicente: Two Novels (Modern Library Paperbacks) by F. Sionil Jose
The list author says:
  "Still another good one from Jose"
$20.70   Used & New from: $2.02
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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