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This haunting and compelling novel of a Filipino boy sent to America by his parents to escape the brutal Marcos regime is a story of hope set against a backdrop of abuse and alienation. Following the Filipino tradition of writing letters to the ghosts of ancestors, Bong Bong Luwad begins to write letters to the ghost of Montgomery Clift, at first asking to be reunited with his family, but as he undergoes the pains of adolescence, sexual discovery, and mental illness, the letters form a journal of self-discovery.

Noël Alumit is also the author of two one-man shows, The Rice Room which was voted one of the best solo shows of the year by The San Francisco Bay Guardian, and 2002’s Master of the (Miss) Universe, named by the Los Angeles Times as a Theater Best Bet. He lives in Los Angeles.

Synopsis:

Radiantaffecting. A writer to reckon with. --Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Noël Alumit is also the author of two one-man shows, The Rice Room: Scenes From a Bar, which was voted one of the best solo shows of the year by The San Francisco Bay Guardian, and 2002's Master of the (Miss) Universe, named by the Los Angeles Times as a Theater Best Bet. He lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555838157
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Alumit, Noel
Publisher:
Alyson Books
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Subject:
Foster home care
Subject:
Gay
Subject:
Adoptees
Subject:
Gay youth
Subject:
Epistolary fiction
Subject:
Filipino Americans
Subject:
Children of disappeared persons
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-Gay Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Working Classics
Series Volume:
working paper #44
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 8.5 oz

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