Scent of Apples: Stories

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This collection of sixteen short stories brings the work of a distinguished Filipino writer to the attention of an American audience. Bienvenido N. Santos first came to the United States in 1941, and since then, he has lived intermittently here and in the Philippines, writing in English about his experiences.

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Overview

This collection of sixteen short stories brings the work of a distinguished Filipino writer to the attention of an American audience. Bienvenido N. Santos first came to the United States in 1941, and since then, he has lived intermittently here and in the Philippines, writing in English about his experiences.

University of Washington Press

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Editorial Reviews

-Washington Post
Santos is a writer of deceptive simplicity, one whose graceful storytelling conceals considerable political commitment.... His stories capture with warmth and deep humanity the pain of exile and the cost of progress.
The New York Times Book Review - Maxine Hong Kingston
Mr. Santos is a master at giving the reader a sense of people speaking in many languages and dialects.
Studies in Short Fiction
Mr. Santos' best pieces are exquisitely crafted works which examine with irony, humor, and humanity the plight of Filipinos in America.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780295956954
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1979
  • Pages: 250
  • Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.21 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Leonard CasperPrefaceImmigration Blues Scent of ApplesAnd Beyond, More WallsThe Hurt MenManila HouseA Peculiar RustlingNightclubOf Other DeathsLonely in the Autumn EveningThe DoorFor These RuinsLetter: The Faraway SummerThe Day the Dancers CameThe ContenderQuicker with ArrowsFootnote to a Laundry List

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