Baby Jesus Pawn Shop: Easyread Edition
This is a compelling fiction by the first-time novelist Lucia Orth. Set during the despotic reign of Ferdinand Marcos, the narrative revolves around an insurgent, Doming and his love while depicting the life of Filipino people.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KellyHewitt - LibraryThing
"Baby Jesus Pawn Shop" is Lucia Orth's debut novel. I found this astonishing because of how much I enjoyed the book but also because of the sheer depth of Orth's writings about Manila and the ... Read full review
BABY JESUS PAWN SHOPUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The suffering of the Filipino people under the tyrannical Marcos regime is the setting for an impossible love affair in this earnest, at times elegant debut.Starting with horrific acts of cruelty on ... Read full review