This remarkable first novel follows the struggle of Ben Lucero, a young Filipino American priest who must come to terms with his bifurcated notion of home as well as his own religious commitment. Ben's first visit to the city of Cebu in the Philippines, for his mother's burial, becomes the occasion of his corruption when he is confronted with the manipulative wiles of two enigmatic women, his powerful Aunt Clara and her glamorous young business associate, Ellen. Ben is inherently corruptible, but his moment of truth is ...

Cebu 1991, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295971322

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Cebu 1991, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295971131

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