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The Woman Who Had Two Navels

The Woman Who Had Two Navels

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Connie Escobar always thought she had two navels. This does not sit right with her and she asks Dr. Pepe Monson to remove one of the navels. Her life takes a turn for the
worse when she discovers a most disturbing family secret. Betrayed, she flees to Hong Kong where she faces even more unsettling truths. In this iconic novel from the imagination of the greatest Filipino writer in English Nick Joaquin, what lies hidden is uncovered by extraordinary circumstances. Sharp and wounding, The Woman Who Had Two Navels kills your illusions-no matter how deeply set

About the Author

NICK JOAQUIN (1917-2004), novelist, playwright, poet, journalist, historian, and biographer, has been the recipient of almost all of the prestigious awards in literature and the arts, including the National Artist Award for Literature, the highest national recognition given to Filipino artists who have made significant contributions to the
development of Philippine arts and to the cultural heritage of the country. Widely regarded as the greatest Filipino writer of the twentieth century, he was also conferred, among other recognitions the Republic of Cultural Heritage Award for Literature in 1961; the Journalist of the Year Award in the early 1960s; the Book of the Year Award in 1979
for his Almanac for Manileños; The National Book Award for several of his works; the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts (the Asian counterpart of the Nobel Prize) in 1996; and the Tanglaw ng Lahi Award in 1997.

  • Author and Publisher: Nick Joaquin, Anvil Publishing, Inc. (2018)
  • Condition: New / Softbound
  • Language: English
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