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"Gina Apostol's debut novel, available for the first time in the US, tells of a young woman caught between a lifelong desire to escape into books and a real-world revolution. It is the mid-eighties, two decades into the kleptocratic, brutal rule of Ferdinand Marcos. The Philippine economy is in deep recession, and civil unrest is growing by the day. But Primi Peregrino has her own priorities: tracking down books and pursuing romantic connections with their authors. For Primi, the nascent revolution meansthat writers are gathering more often, and with greater urgency, so that every poetry reading she attends presents a veritable "Justice League" of authors for her to choose among. As the Marcos dictatorship stands poised to topple, Primi remains true to her fantasy: that she, "a vagabond from history, a runaway from time," can be saved by sex, love, and books"--

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  • 12 of 13 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Chappaqua Library FICTION APOSTOL (Text)
Fiction
31005500435260
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Croton Free Library FICTION/APOSTOL (Text)
Fiction
31006151850732
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Eastchester Public Library FICTION APOSTOL (Text)
Fiction
31008152565210
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION APOSTOL (Text)
Fiction
31009154737120
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Harrison Public Library APOSTOL, G. (Text)
Fiction
31010300273275
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Mamaroneck Public Library District FICTION (Text)
New Book
31015152640232
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Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC APOSTOL (Text)
Fiction
31024153780534
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New Rochelle Public Library APOSTOL (Text)
Fiction
31019156698642
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Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
Fiction
31021153511257
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Somers Library FICTION APOSTOL (Text)
Fiction
31031152000459
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