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Always Hiding: A Novel

Romero, Sophia G.

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ISBN 10: 0688156320 / ISBN 13: 9780688156329
Published by William Morrow, 1998
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Title: Always Hiding: A Novel

Publisher: William Morrow

Publication Date: 1998

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st.

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My birth should have been an auspicious occasion for my parents because I was their first child. But I was born a girl and in the Philippines that made all the difference," writes Maria Violetta Rosario Dananay, the narrator of this story. Her life was at first a happy one, beloved by both father and mother. But when her father eloped with his latest flame, who was pregnant by him, the world turned sour. Her mother, unable to face the disgrace, fled to New York and became an illegal alien. Virtually deserted by her father, she lived as dangerously as she could until her father, who was in serious political trouble, sent her to her mother in New York. There she encountered an entirely new set of problems and courageously set out to conquer them. Always Hiding is a new and fascinating view of modern Filipino life.

About the Author:

Sophia G. Romero was born and raised in Manila, the Philippines, where she was a journalist and a public relations manager. She then lived in Tokyo, Japan, where she wrote for major English publications. Since 1990, she has made New York City her home, where she lives with her husband and their two children. She is already at work on her next novel.

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