Lakas and the Manilatown Fish - Si Lakas at ang Isdang Manilatown

Anthony D. Robles, Illustrations by Carl Angel, Translation by Eloisa D. de Jesus and Magdalena de Guzman


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Lakas and the Manilatown Fish - Si Lakas at ang Isdang Manilatown

Can a fish talk? Can it race through the crowded streets of imagination, through the intersections of a people's hipster? If it's like the fish in this story, it can. It can show you the sights of Manilatown, where the meanings and manages - Filipino men and women - settled in the old days. Young readers will join the chase - past the places where the immigrants ate, laughed, cried, loved, and raised their own children, past their restaurants, grocery stores, pool halls, and barbershops. The malong S live in this city still, and in our hearts...