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The Lost Language: Stories

177 pages2 hours


A mother pays a surprise visit to the bank teller who accidentally killed her son. Two friends feed their neighbor's dog with a hand found in a dumpster. A son narrates his mother's adulterous affair with her professor. A woman walks out of a car crash and returns home to make dessert for her son. These are just a few of the many remarkable characters in this collection of short stories in English by noted Filipino fictionist Marianne Villanueva who has been writing about the Philippines and Filipino Americans since the 1980s.

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