In the country : stories

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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
9780385352819, 0385352816, 9780804171496, 0804171491
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
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347 pages ; 22 cm
9780385352819, 0385352816, 9780804171496, 0804171491


General Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
"A powerful, globe-trotting debut short-story collection from an exciting new writer--vivid, character-driven stories about Filipinos from every walk of life. Mia Alvar's stunning debut gives us a vivid, insightful picture of the Filipino diaspora: exiles and emigrants and wanderers uprooting their families to begin new lives in the Middle East and America--and, sometimes, turning back. One man smuggles drugs from his pharmacy in New York to Manila for his ailing father, only to discover an alarming truth about his mother. A woman living in Bahrain faces a challenge that compels her to question her marriage. A college student in Manila struggling to write fiction knows that her brother, who has gone abroad to make money, is the one living a life that stories are made of. The novella-length title story follows the unexpected fates of a journalist and a nurse during the 1970s labor strikes in Manila. Exploring the universal experience of loss, displacement, and the longing to connect across borders both real and imagined, In the Country speaks to the heart of everyone who has ever searched for a place to call home"--,Provided by publisher.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Alvar, M. (2015). In the country: stories (First edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alvar, Mia, 1978-. 2015. In the Country: Stories. Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alvar, Mia, 1978-. In the Country: Stories Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Alvar, Mia. In the Country: Stories First edition., Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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