Mass: A Novel

By: Jose, F. Sionil

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Book Condition: Very Good

232 pages. Winner of the 1980 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts. The story of the illegitimate son of Antonio Samson, the major protagonist in Sionil Jose's novel, The Pretenders. Now grown-up, Pepe Samson escapes from his village of Cabugawan to live in Manila's sprawling slum - Tondo. The story of his journey from one swampland to another; also the story of thousands of young Filipinos who have finally found meaning in their lives. An affirmation of faith in the future as envisioned by the dedicated Filipino youth today. The last, in terms of chronology, of the author's five Rosales novels. Light wear. Unmarked. Nice copy.