The Weight of the Sun
Geronimo Tagatac (Author)
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August 01, 2006
6.08 X 8.94 X 0.45 inches | 0.64 pounds
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About the Author
Son of a Filipino-immigrant father and a Russian-Jewish mother, Tagatac's life has taken an arc from fieldhand to Special Forces demolition sergeant in Vietnam to modern dancer to civil servant and literary writer. This is his first novel.
"Sometimes a writer comes along with characters so beautifully portrayed and prose so clear and direct that my nerves pulse with energy. Shaking my head, I mutter, 'wish I had written that story.' Years ago, when I first heard him read 'Augustine, ' I was electrified, and I've been waiting for this complete collection since that moment. These are wonderful, important stories giving heart and voice to people all-too-often overlooked in mainstream literature."