Baby Jesus Pawn Shop: Easyread Comfort 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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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
This book is an in depth fictionalized look into Manila under the rule of Ferdinand Marcos in the late part of the twentieth century. Orth focuses on two characters as the lenses for her story, and ... Read full review