La Tercera

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New York, NY : Soho, 2023.
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464 pages ; 24 cm
Okemos - Fiction
FIC Apostol
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New York, NY : Soho, 2023.


Includes bibliographical references (page 459-461)
"Rosario Delgado, a Filipina novelist in New York City, learns of her mother’s death in the Philippines. Instead of rushing home, she puts off her return by embarking on an investigation into her family’s history and her mother’s supposed inheritance, a place called La Tercera, which may or may not exist. Rosario catalogs generations of family bequests and detritus: maps of uncertain purpose, rusted chicken coops, a secret journal, the words to songs sung at the family home during visits from Imelda Marcos. Each life Rosario explores opens onto a multitude of other lives and raises a multitude of questions. But as the search for La Tercera becomes increasingly labyrinthine, Rosario’s mother and the entire Delgado family emerge in all their dizzying complexity: traitors and heroes, reactionaries and revolutionaries. Meanwhile, another narrative takes shape—of the country’s erased history of exploitation and slaughter at the hands of American occupying forces....[This] story [is] about the impossibility of capturing the truth of the past, and the terrible cost to a family, or a country, that fails to try." --publisher's website


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Apostol, G. (2023). La Tercera . Soho.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Apostol, Gina. 2023. La Tercera. Soho.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Apostol, Gina. La Tercera Soho, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Apostol, Gina. La Tercera Soho, 2023.

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