Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery

Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery

by M. Evelina Galang


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ISBN-13: 9781566893336
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication date: 11/05/2013
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 888,409
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

M. Evelina Galang is the author of Her Wild American Self (Coffee House Press, ’96); the novel One Tribe (New Issues Press, ’06). She has edited the anthology, Screaming Monkeys: Critiques of Asian American Images (Coffee House Press, ‘03). She is currently writing Lolas’ House: Women Living with War , stories of surviving Filipina WWII “Comfort Women” and is at work on a new novel, Beautiful Sorrow, Beautiful Sky . Galang teaches in and directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Miami, is core faculty for VONA/Voices: Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation and has been named one of the 100 most influential Filipinas in the United States by Filipina Women’s Network.

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Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DaveyRJones More than 1 year ago
Angel is an engaging story of a young Filipina immigrating in the wake of her father's death. The dialect lacks any key or glossary which some readers are likely to find frustrating. But the tale nonetheless sweeps up the reader. There are several scenes that especially draw strong emotional responses from the reader and flaunt Galang's ability to compose. The tale reads swiftly and ends with little resolution of the plot. Overall, Angel is a masterful tale of a girl becoming a young woman in a world she doesn't understand and well-deserving of a read. Or two.