Meeting: ‘Mango Bride’ Publisher Illuminates ‘Multi-Faceted’ Filipino Diaspora

Meeting: ‘Mango Bride’ Publisher Illuminates ‘Multi-Faceted’ Filipino Diaspora

Novelist Marivi Soliven, writer of «The Mango Bride.» (Nancy Kwak)

Creator Marivi Soliven’s first unique, The Mango Bride (NAL Trade, 2013), are a detailed, extremely personal portrait of two completely different females from Manila exactly who test, each in her own own means, numerous presumptions about immigration into the U . S .. It is a facts associated with the Filipino diaspora, the distinct features and troubles of deciding inside a land that is foreign exactly how we establish residence, additionally the strategy that haunt a family group from just one generation to a higher.

Asia blogs spoke with all the publisher about their publication, their individual change through the Phillipines to The usa, in addition to real-life mango brides only ahead of their look at a meet with the publisher occasion paid by Asia community’s Philippines heart in Manila nowadays, Monday, July 29.

The Mango Bride examines the difficulties of acculturation and social personality. (más…)

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