• Quintessential Filipino Cooking

    Quintessential Filipino Cooking

    Agbanlog, Liza

    A flavor-packed introduction to a vibrant cuisine sure to resonate with armchair travelers and curious home cooks of all skill levels.

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  • Flying Free

    Flying Free

    Aragon, Cecilia Rodriguez

    The story of how Cecilia Aragon broke free from expectations and rose above her own limits by combining her passion for flying with math and logic in unexpected ways.

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  • Halina Filipina

    Halina Filipina

    Arre, Arnold

    In a cross-cultural collision, a New Yorker discovers love among the locals! When Halina Mitchell makes her first trip to Manila, the eye-opening immersion in her homeland turns all her assumptions on their head. Halina Filipina is about finding one's place in the world or in two worlds at once!

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  • Uncle Rico's Encore

    Uncle Rico's Encore

    Bacho, Peter

    In this collection of autobiographical essays, acclaimed novelist and short-story writer Peter Bacho centers the experiences of the Pinoy generation that grew up in Seattle's multiethnic neighborhoods, from the Central Area to Beacon Hill to Rainier Valley, recounting intimate moments of everyday life.

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  • Monsoon Mansion

    Monsoon Mansion

    Barnes, Cinelle

    Told with a lyrical, almost-dreamlike voice as intoxicating as the moonflowers and orchids that inhabit this world, Monsoon Mansion is a harrowing yet triumphant coming-of-age memoir exploring the dark, troubled waters of a family's rise and fall from grace in the Philippines.

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  • Malaya

    Malaya

    Barnes, Cinelle

    Out of a harrowing childhood in the Philippines, Cinelle Barnes emerged triumphant. But as an undocumented teenager living in New York, her journey of self-discovery was just beginning. Cinelle's intensely personal, yet universal, exploration of race, class, and identity redefines what it means to be a woman--and an American--in a divided country.

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  • The Greatest of Marlys

    The Greatest of Marlys

    Barry, Lynda

    Eight-year-old Marlys Mullen is Lynda Barry's most famous character from her long-running and landmark comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek, and for good reason! The Greatest Of Marlys spotlights Barry's masterful skill of chronicling childhood through adolescence in all of its wonder, awkwardness, humor, and pain.

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  • America Is in the Heart

    America Is in the Heart

    Bulosan, Carlos

    First published in 1946, this autobiography of the well-known Filipino poet describes his boyhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years of hardship and despair as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the rural West. Bulosan's quiet, stoic voice is the most convincing witness to the terrible events he witnessed.

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  • Amboy

    Amboy

    Cailan, Alvin

    Cailan spent his youth feeling like he wasn't Filipino enough to be Filipino and not American enough to be an American. As an amboy, the term for a Filipino raised in America, he had to overcome cultural traditions and family expectations to find his own path to success. In this memoir/cookbook, Cailan tells that story through his recipes.

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  • All Heathens

    All Heathens

    Chan, Marianne

    Revisiting Magellan's voyage around the world, these poems explore the speaker's Filipino American identity by grappling with her relationship to her family and notions of diaspora, circumnavigation, and discovery.

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