Grandma Series Volume I

A Memoir

by Lydia Bongcaron Wade



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 26/10/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 164
ISBN : 9781477257227

About the Book

A grandmother tells stories about her childhood to her two grandaughters during thier summer vacation at her home in Del Webb, Sun City, Huntley, Illinois, U.S.A. The stories are unique, intriguing and interesting, detailing her experience as a child in a small, remote town during and after the Japanese occupation of the Philippine Islands from 1942 to 1945, onwards. Join grandma in her journey back in time, to Lopez Jaena, Misamis Occidental, south of the country, and learn form the people's deep-rooted customs, traditions, beliefs and unsusal practices, at the same time get acquainted with their type of food and general ways of living. Participate in the interesting dialogues between grandma and her two grandchildren, Stepahanie and Alexandra.

About the Author

The author was born in Lopez Jaena, Misamis Occidental, south of the Philippines, the youngest in a family of eight including her parents, four sisters and one brother. The book is about the author's childhood experiences during post World War II Philippines, narated to her two grandchildren: Stephanie and Alexandra. The author has written unpublished essays and poetry, and had produced two volume magazines entitled "The Homemaker" in Nigeria, West Africa where she had worked as Educational Officer for nine years. She currenlty resides in Huntley, Illinois, U.S.A.