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Snows of yesteryear : a family in war and a sentimental education /

Statement of responsibility: Elmer A. Ordonez
by Ordonez, Elmer A.
Publisher: Quezon City : University of the Philippines Press, c2014Description: 183 pages.ISBN: 9789715427470 (softbound).Subject(s): Ordonez, Elmer A | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Filipino
Contents:
A family in war: End of an era -- Last stand -- Kaingin -- Fort Santiago -- Sitting in the moonlight -- Last train to Bicol -- Coming home -- Liberation -- A sentimental education: Back to school -- Diliman -- Illusions of an academic -- First Quarter Storm -- Twilight in Quebec -- The visit -- Re-entry -- Epilogue -- About the author
Language/Translation Info: EnglishSummary: "What may well be a Bildungsroman is Snows of Yesteryear in two parts, "A Family War" and "A Sentimental Education"--based on the experiences of the author from his childhood to the war years, his intellectual development, involvement in political struggle, and inevitable retirement. Snows of Yesteryear is an autobiography disguised as a novel. It has elements of a roman a clef in that the author oftentimes uses actual names in the cast of characters. In many parts, the story is creative nonfiction..."
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Books, Monographs Books, Monographs Filipinas Heritage Library
Roderick Hall Coll.
RHC - Biography / Memoir DS 686.4 O7 2014 (Browse shelf) Available 17990
Books, Monographs Books, Monographs Filipinas Heritage Library
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DS 686.4 O7 2014 (Browse shelf) Available 17124

A family in war: End of an era -- Last stand -- Kaingin -- Fort Santiago -- Sitting in the moonlight -- Last train to Bicol -- Coming home -- Liberation -- A sentimental education: Back to school -- Diliman -- Illusions of an academic -- First Quarter Storm -- Twilight in Quebec -- The visit -- Re-entry -- Epilogue -- About the author

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