Afternoon with Filipino American Writers @ the Union City Library

Myles Garcia's book

Saturday April 2, 2016 –2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

@

the Union City Library

Two authors Myles Garcia and Mila de Guzman will be present to discuss their newly published books celebrating 30 years Philippine freedom from dictatorship.

“Thirty Years Later…Catching Up with the Marcos-Era Crimes” by Myles Garcia.

Myles A. Garcia is an East Bay resident.  He is also a correspondent/contributor for www.positivelyfilipino.com, an online magazine, where two of his articles have won the PAPC’s Plaridel Prize for Best Sports Story two years in a row.  A life-long Olympic aficionado, he is also the author of Secrets of the Olympic Ceremonies, and a member of the International Society of Olympic Historians, ISOH.  He has also written a play, Murder à la Mode.   

“Women Against Marcos. Stories of Filipino and Filipino-American Women Who Fought a Dictator”

by Mila de Guzman

Women-Against-Marcos

This book provides a much needed account of women’s leadership of successful movement that was waged in both the Philippines and the U.S. to overthrow the Marcos dictatorship. the book skillfully weaves together deeply personal accounts with a global analysis of this important social movement. A must read for all interested in social movements, women’s studies, ethnic studies and globalization.

-Andy Barlow, Department of Sociology, U.C. Berkeley and DiabloValley college,

and author of Between Fear and Hope: Globalization and Race  in the United State

 

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