Saturday, October 22, 2011

Historical Novel: Nita by Salvador Abcede

Title: Historical Novel: Nita
Author: Salvador Abcede
Synopsis: Nita is an historical novel told by a man who was there when the events were happening, woven around a love story which depicts the life and conditions of the people of Negros in their heroic struggle during the Japanese occupation in World War II to preserve their freedom and way of life. Revealed in this story is the secret landing of the Planet Party of Col. Jesus Villamor off Southern Negros in 1943, the special emissary from Washington, D.C. of President Manuel L. Quezon, the Montelibano-Alunan Talk, the Admiral Koga incident, the Governor Tomas Confesor episode and other momentous events which fatefully occurred in Negros and greatly influenced the character and conduct of the resistance movement all over the Philippines. The novel continues with an account of the battle engagements fought by the Philippine Expedition Force (PEFTOK) in the Korean War in 1951-53 with some of the Negros guerrilla veterans climaxing the war career of the writer.
Year Published: 1981
Format: Recent-cloth, bookpaper
Size: 7.4 x 4.6 inches
No. of Pages: 331 pages
Condition: This book has been re-bound; cover is slightly worn but the binding itself is in fine shape; no visible toning; overall VERY GOOD condition
Weight: 370 grams

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HAC Code: 3F0007

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