About the book:
This book is part of the Philippine Writers series under the LIKHAAN: Creative Writing Center. Gilda Cordero-Fernando is a well-known essayist, fictionist and publisher of outstanding books on Philippine culture. This book was being written at the same time that Cordero-Fernando was writing her autobiography The Last Full Moon: Lessons on My Life (also published by UP Press).
Publisher: University of the Philippines Press
Publication Date: 2005
About the author :
Sylvia Mendez Ventura is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at the University of the Philippines. She has written several biographies of well-known Filipinos such as Jose Rizal, Andres bonifacio, Carlos P. Romulo, Benigno S. Aquino Jr, Corazon C. Aquino, Chief Justice Cesar Bengzon and her father, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs Mauro Mendez. She has also written books for children.