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Granta 18: The Snap Revolution: James Fenton in the Philippines

Buford, Bill (editor); contributors include James Fenton, Primo Levi, Alice Munro, et al

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ISBN 10: 0140085963 / ISBN 13: 9780140085969
Published by Granta Publications Ltd. / Viking Penguin, New York, New York, 1986
Magazine / Periodical Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Title: Granta 18: The Snap Revolution: James Fenton...

Publisher: Granta Publications Ltd. / Viking Penguin, New York, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Periodical / Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Book Type: Magazine / Periodical

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Journal, Literary Studies

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Though reluctant to cover what he assumed would be Ferdinand Marcos's "snap election," British journalist Fenton ("The Fall of Saigon," Granta 15 went to the Philippines at the British book-magazine's request, "just in case." On arrival, he teamed up with a band of local journalists, who introduced him to a cross section of the country and a story that no one could quite believe was happening. In the final days of his four-week stay, Fenton went from camping with the NPA guerrillas (who watched Rambo and State of Siege on a battery-powered Betamax) to entering the abandoned Malacanang Palace with the first throng and swiping one of Imelda's monogrammed towels. There is an immediacy and genuine sense of surprise here, making for an informative, exciting read. Also represented in this issue of Granta are, among others, Primo Levi, George Steiner, Alice Munro and David Hare. Photos.
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