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Bamboo: A daughters youthful experience and a fathers historical recollections Elaine Beltrano

Bamboo: A daughters youthful experience and a fathers historical recollections

Elaine Beltrano

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This novel presents a youthful experience coupled with a father’s historical recollections from the early years of 20th century in the Philippines. Intertwined with the father’s memories and a young girl’s adventures, is a story that spans manyMoreThis novel presents a youthful experience coupled with a father’s historical recollections from the early years of 20th century in the Philippines. Intertwined with the father’s memories and a young girl’s adventures, is a story that spans many locations and imbues with historical significance in the lives of three generations, in time of both serenity and turmoil.As a country, people and culture experience foreign occupation, paradise discovered and lost, wartime dangers and privation, the age of industry, and migration, we learn how all these things have affected an average Filipino family.As curious and often a fearless youth, Elena often seeks action. She’s intrigued by many people she has encountered and the places while travelling with her younger sister to their province. She’s fascinated by myths and legends that were told by an elder in her province.The writer’s detailed description of events and the surroundings in which she finds herself, put the reader in tune with the emotional and physical realities presented. Hope and optimism through time of pains and doubt, and whimsical fascination of youth.