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Dogeaters

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Publisher Comments:

"As sharp and fast as a street boy's razor" (The New York Times Book Review), Dogeaters is an intense fictional portrayal of Manila in the heyday of Marcos, the Philippines' late dictator. In the center of this maelstrom is Rio, a feisty schoolgirl who will grow up to live in America and look back with longing on the land of her youth.

About the Author

Jessica Hagedorn is the author of the novels Dogeaters and The Gangster of Love, Dream Jungle, and a collection of poetry and short fiction, Danger and Beauty.

Table of Contents

Dogeaters Part One: Coconut Palace

Love Letters

The King of Coconuts

The White Bouquet

Mister Heartbreak

Jungle Chronicle

His Mother, the Whore

Floating Bodies

Serenade

Tsismis

Sprikitik

Her Eminent Ascent into Heaven

President William McKinley Addresses a Delegation of Methodist Churchmen, 1898

Heroin

Her Mother, Rita Hayworth

High Society

Surrender

Avila Arrested in Human Rights Rally Dispute

Sleeping Beauty

One Christmas in a Mountain Lodge up in Baguio, Date Unknown

Epiphany

Breaking Spells

In the Artist's House

Excerpt from the Only Letter Ever Written by Clarita Avila

Jungle Chronicle

Part Two: The Song of Bullets

The President's Wife Has a Dream

Man with a Mission

Romeo Rosales

Paradise

The Weeping Bride

Last Chance

Dateline Manila

Movie Star

Golf

Insect Bounty

Hunger

Redemption

Jungle Chronicle

The Famine of Dreams

Bananas and the Republic

Terrain

Luna Moth

Pucha Gonzaga

Kundiman

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140149043
Author:
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Hagedorn, Jessica
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Philippines
Subject:
Manila (Philippines) Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Philippines Social life and customs.
Subject:
Manila Bay (Philippines)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
19910731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.79x5.04x.55 in. .42 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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