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9780062059567 â€œThe debut of an electric literary talent. Brilliantly quirky, often moving, always gorgeously told....Bravo for this fabulous American fiction!â€ â€”Chang-Rae Lee, New York Times bestselling author of Native Speaker â€œA wonderful story collection thatâ€™s as wide and rich and complex as the geography it spans.â€ â€” Ben Fountain, PEN/Hemingway award-winning author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevera â€œTenorio is a deep and original writer, and Monstress is simply a beautiful book.â€ â€”Jessica Hagedorn, author of Dogeaters A luminous collection of heartbreaking, vivid, startling, and gloriously unique stories set amongst the Filipino-American communities of California and the Philippines, Monstress heralds the arrival of a breathtaking new talent on the literary scene: Lysley Tenorio. Already the worthy recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Writerâ€™s Award, and a Stegner Fellowship, Tenorio brilliantly explores the need to find connections, the melancholy of isolation, and the sometimes suffocating ties of family in tales that range from a California army base to a steamy moviehouse in Manilla, to the dangerous false glitter of Hollywood.
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9780713454109 1987 Publication (probable First). Book is as new with price clipped from lower front corner of DJ. It appears not have been read. Ships next day from the US....