Born and raised in Manila, Bino A. Realuyo studied International Relations in the United States and South America. He has also completed a poetry collection, In Spite of Open Eyes, and is currently editing The NuyorAsian Anthology, a collection of Asian American writings about New York City. He is published widely in literary journals and anthologies both in the United States and the Philippines, including The Kenyon Review, Manoa, New Letters, The Literary Review, and Likhaan: Best of Philippine Poetry.
Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books On Sale: March 2, 1999 Price: $19.00
On the tumultuous streets of Manila, eleven-year-old Gringo strives to make sense of his family and a world that is growing increasingly harsher before his young eyes. We meet Gringo's flamboyant older brother, Pipo, a defiant youth and the three-time winner of the sequined Miss Unibers contest. Also there is Daddy...
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