Postcards From The Philippines
by Mark Nelson
Publisher: Smashwords 2016
Number of pages: 60
This collection of short essays, written over a 2 year period and published in various magazines, aims to provide information and opinions about the Philippines from a variety of angles, with no chirpy promises about how you'll travel around the islands for free, and no sugar-coated advice followed by lots of exclamation points.
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