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Adventures In the Philippine Islands: Illustrated By Paul P. de La Gironière
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Adventures in the Philippine Islands. Translated from the French of Paul P. de La Gironière. On hearing a recital of some adventures which had occurred to me during my long voyages, many of... More > my friends have frequently begged of me to publish a narrative of them, which might perhaps be interesting. M. Alexandre Dumas was publishing, under the title of “The Thousand-and-One Phantoms,” a romance, one of the principal personages of which, in a voyage to the Philippine Islands, must have known me when I was residing at Jala-Jala, in the colony that I founded there. It must be evident that the lively romancist has ranked me in the category of his Thousand-and-One Phantoms; but, to prove to the public that I am really in existence, I have resolved to take up the pen, under an impression, that facts of the most scrupulous veracity, and which can be attested by some hundreds of persons, might possess some interest, and be read without ennui, by those especially who are desirous of learning the customs.< Less
Concombre aux Philippines By Jean-Paul G. POTET
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Ce livre est le rapport romancé de voyages aux Philippines attribué au personnage de Quentin Cumber, surnommé Cucumber “Concombre”. C’est aussi une satire des... More > milieux français de la recherche en sciences humaines, teintée d’un hommage respectueux à ces universitaires qui travaillent sur des sujets difficiles dans des conditions mesquines. De Quentin Cumber, on pourrait dire qu’il ne savait pas où il allait; néanmoins il y est allé et en est revenu. Il aurait pu ne pas y retourner de peur que la magie de la première fois soit ternie par les couches successives des nouvelles visites et des mises au point qui se feraient d’elles-mêmes, mais il y est retourné quand même jusqu’au jour où il a compris qu’il avait perdu à jamais sa vision innocente, car ce n’est pas impunément que l’on analyse ses impressions.< Less
Voyage: Spirit of the Annako By Luis J. Cui
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In the shadow of a rugged mountain range in the Philippines, lies San Ysidro, a rice farming community of tradition-bound residents determined to maintain their way of life that includes telling... More > folklore tales around the campfire. More than two decades after a violent crime transforms San Ysidro forever, events begin to unfold as an ancient ritual, the Annako, demands revenge for the victims’ souls. As the spirits stir, a mother, her daughter, and a newspaper reporter are drawn into the dark past and into a world where the line between reality and the supernatural is blurred. As all three are led on circuitous paths of mystery made worse by violent threats and political scandals, now only time will tell whether they will find answers and peace for the victims’ souls. Voyage: Spirit of the Annako shares a mysterious tale about a horrific crime in a rural Filipino community and a vengeful ancient ritual with the power to reveal the truth.< Less
Voyage: Spirit of the Annako By Luis J. Cui
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In the shadow of a rugged mountain range in the Philippines, lies San Ysidro, a rice farming community of tradition-bound residents determined to maintain their way of life that includes telling... More > folklore tales around the campfire. Unfortunately as time goes on, change appears to be inevitable for the San Ysidroans. More than two decades after a violent crime transforms San Ysidro forever, events begin to unfold as an ancient ritual, the Annako, demands revenge for the victims’ souls. As the spirits stir, a mother, her daughter, and a newspaper reporter are drawn into the dark past and into a world where the line between reality and the supernatural is blurred. As all three are led on circuitous paths of mystery made worse by violent threats and political scandals, now only time will tell whether they will find answers and peace for the victims’ souls.< Less
Voyage, voyage (pas la chanson) By Guillaume Goux
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ne comptez pas sur moi pour vous faire un résumé d'un résumé de voyage. Déjà que j'étais pas bon à l'école pour faire les fiches de... More > lecture.< Less
Souvenirs et saveurs d'enfance des philippines By Mila Martin
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Livre de recettes des spécialités des Philippines, créer par Mila Martin. Recettes uniques, savoureuses et faciles à réaliser, en passant des hors... More > d’œuvres jusqu'aux desserts... Un véritable voyage culinaire qui raviront petits et grands, à la découverte de nouvelles saveurs.< Less
From the Narrow Passage (Soft) Vol II By David T Gochenour
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Dr. Gochenour's self-imposed exile continues as ship doctor of the Coast and Geodetic survey of newly pacified American territory of the Philippine Islands. Three years of hard work, a ship mutiny,... More > much ethnic research on some of the most remote islands in the world, culminate in great dissatifaction. His return to America in the midst of World War, the difficulties of establishing his new medical practice in the upper Shenandoah Valley, and the continuing morphine addiction of his first wife challenge him for another 8 years. Finally after her death, he remarries and starts a family. After much hard work in a dramatically changing rural Virginia, reconciliation with his father, Dr. Gochenour dies prematurely of pneumonia.< Less
BALIKBAYANG MAHAL Passages from Exile E. SAN JUAN, Jr. By E. San Juan, Jr.
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This project of "balikbayan" (homecoming) unfolds through poems and one essay-in-progress spanning four decades of exile. It seeks to map one emigre's itinerary through terrains of... More > disruption and dislocation. Written in English and in Filipino (with translations into Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Italian), these traces of the writer's journey strive to foreground the ordeals of deterritorialization shared by all colonized peoples--a universal experience given a local habitation and name in the trajectory of this flight in search of passages to uncharted shores. Less a Baedeker for remembering or reaching a destination, this palimpsest of tropes/signs hopes to construct zones of departure for discovering new territory built out of a history of collective sacrifices grounding our dreams and desires. Exile is the name for this material process of renewal and liberation--love for whoever is returning, the beloved fulfilling the promise of redemption in the birth pangs of revolutionary struggle.< Less
From the Narrow Passage (Soft) Vol 1 By David T Gochenour II
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This book is the transcribed memoirs of Dr. David Gochenour, a young Mennonite from a traditional farming family in the Shenandoah Valley at the beginning of the 20th century. He became the first in... More > the family to leave Mennonitism, to get a college degree, to marry outside the faith, to travel abroad. But his marriage was wrecked by his wife's morphine addiction, and Dr. Gochenour left on six years of self-imposed exile in the American colonies of Alaska, Panama, and Philippines.< Less
Macdougal's Revenge By Jesse W. Thompson
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In Seattle, Mike MacDougal and his nurse, Melinda Morland, join a group of scientists on board Viking for a voyage to the Philippines.to investigate the work of Dr. Minerva Booger, brain surgeon, who... More > claims she is close to transplanting human brains. The NY Times has sent Esther MacDougal to interview Dr. Booger and her work among cannibals. She has disappeared. Viking begins the voyage. Facing long empty evenings, the shipmates fill them with discussions on cannibalism, brain surgery, organ transplants, and the nagging question of religion versus science. In the Philippines, close to her abandoned clinic, Dr. Booger's cannibal friends take Mike and Melinda captive. Mike learns what has happened to his mother.< Less