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I know exactly what the two brother, Tomas and Gabe feel, and had I been a boy, I would have run with the tough guys and gotten into the trouble that boys without fathers have. We were the foreign ones with the weird clothes and our mother was very much like Tomas and Realistic and edgy portrayal. I completely understood the Fedco scene and later on the scene at the pharmacy when the salesgirl pointedly ignored their mother and acted like she was nonperson, the Asian mother who shies away from sales people and feels ignored and shunted aside, and people who look down on them with the broken English. This woman hounded my mother and followed her home haranguing her to just pay up. They feel they can pick on the older Asian woman who speaks broken English and scare her into paying. The cultural landscape is also real, at least for people over thirty.

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I know exactly what the two brother, Tomas and Gabe feel, and had I been a boy, I would have run with the tough guys and gotten into the trouble that boys without fathers have. We were the foreign ones with the weird clothes and our mother was very much like Tomas and Realistic and edgy portrayal.

I completely understood the Fedco scene and later on the scene at the pharmacy when the salesgirl pointedly ignored their mother and acted like she was nonperson, the Asian mother who shies away from sales people and feels ignored and shunted aside, and people who look down on them with the broken English. This woman hounded my mother and followed her home haranguing her to just pay up. They feel they can pick on the older Asian woman who speaks broken English and scare her into paying.

The cultural landscape is also real, at least for people over thirty. Maybe now, younger Filipinos have more pride and nationalism, but I have friends who have Filipino mothers, but are half white and they have green eyes and light skin. I did get this story and enjoyed it. The brothers really did love their mother but showed it differently.

Tomas with gifts and Gabe by being there. And at the end, they stood up for her the only way they knew how, and even though the story had no real ending, it is realistic for literary fiction and I appreciate that the author did not foist an unrealistic sappy happy ending when life is not that way. She could have done a lot more for her children but decided and chose to let them keep steering the wrong way Mar 21, Ahtziri Hernandez rated it liked it I rated this book a 3 out of 5.

It was an okay book. I wouldnt reread it or recommend it to someone. I felt that this book would have been better if it was from Tomas point of view. I rated this book a 3 out of 5. Overall I liked the book and I would recommend it because this book shows what people have to do to give their kids abetter life style and how facing racism can change them.

May 21, Denisse Cruz rated it really liked it This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. I enjoyed this book a lot, mainly because I like coming of age books and this is one.

And loved how relatable this book was to me and other ppl who also read it. May 19, Kendy Mendoza rated it liked it This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This book is a good book. It is about a Filipino mother who make to America, in order to give her sons a better life. Her sons are not very appreciative of their mother, they are embarrassed of her because of the way she looks and acts. The main point of book was about how both sons do not care care for the mother, and the mother does not do anything about it.

Out of the two bothers I think the oldest ones is the worst of the two sons.

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Gardaran But I still had a difficult time putting it down. Unwilling or maybe even unable to break through his shell, he endures the alienation of his mother and the bullying of his brother without attempting to confront either. Looking back now, I feel ashamed for having ever felt embarrassed or not proud of my mother and who she is just because others treated her poorly because of her status in this society. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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