Filipino achievers in the USA & Canada: profiles in excellence

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Bookhaus Publishers, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 369 pages
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The only book that chronicles the migration of Filipinos to the USA & Canada. It examines the life & times of more than 100 notable men & women who won against the odds in every field of endeavor. Their lives & accomplishments are a mirror by which others can view the Filipino community & learn more about their values, culture & traditions. This book is not only about history; it also shows how these achievers have endured hardships, transcended their ethnicity & met their destiny. Among those featured in this book are: Ben Cayetano, governor of Hawaii; Lilia Calderon Clemente, New York- based global money manager; Maria Luisa Mabilangan Haley, U.S. Export-Import Bank Director & highest ranking Filipino American in the Clinton Administration; Josie Cruz Natori, international fashion empress; Ninotcka Rosca, top novelist; Lea Salonga, star of MISS SAIGON; David Valderrama, member of Maryland House of Delegates; Velma Veloria, member of the Washington State House of Representatives; & Rey Pagtakhan, member of Canadian Parliament. To order: Bookhaus Publishers, P.O. Box 3277-BP, Farmington Hills, MI 48333-3277. Toll free: 1-800-807-6908, FAX: (810) 489-8155.

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