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In the Country

(2015)
A collection of stories by

 
[Read by Nancy Wu and Don Castro]

A pharmacist living in New York smuggles drugs to his ailing father in Manila, only to discover alarming truths about his family and his past. A Filipina teacher drawn to a special pupil finds, to her surprise, that she is questioning her own marriage. A college student leans on her brother, a laborer in Saudi Arabia, to support her writing ambitions, without realizing that his is the life truly made for fiction. And in the title story, a journalist and a nurse face an unspeakable trauma amid the political turmoil of the Philippines in the 1970s and '80s. Deeply compassionate and richly felt, these stories mark the emergence of a formidable new writer.

 
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Used availability for Mia Alvar's In the Country


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Hardback Editions

June 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: In the Country: Stories
Author(s): Mia Alvar
ISBN: 0-385-35281-6 / 978-0-385-35281-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: In the Country
Author(s): Mia Alvar
ISBN: 1-78074-979-1 / 978-1-78074-979-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: In the Country: Stories
Author(s): Mia Alvar
ISBN: 0-8041-7149-1 / 978-0-8041-7149-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Audio Editions

June 2015 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: In the Country: Stories
Author(s): Mia Alvar
ISBN: 1-5046-4653-3 / 978-1-5046-4653-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

June 2015 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: In the Country: Stories
Author(s): Mia Alvar
ISBN: 1-5046-4652-5 / 978-1-5046-4652-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: In the Country
Author(s): Mia Alvar
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: In the Country: Stories
Author(s): Mia Alvar
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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