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Of laughter and tears a memoir by Sarah K. JoaquГ­n

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Published by Carayan Press in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English


  • Joaquín, Sarah K.,
  • Actresses -- Philippines -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Filipino -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Filipinos -- Biography.,
  • Theater -- Philippines.,
  • Filipino Americans -- Biography.,
  • Philippines -- Social life and customs.

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This volume about the life of Sarah K. Joaquin traces a memorable childhood from Sta. Cruz, Laguna, to school at Centro Escolar and the University of the Philippines. She became a teacher, freelance writer, translator, stage actress and drama director. She was fluent in Spanish, English and Filipino. Establishing a lasting legacy in the Philippine theater world, Joaquin emigrated to the USA in the later years of her life, where she wrote this autobiography before passing away at the age of 92.

Edition Notes

StatementSarah K. Joaquin.
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23122300M
ISBN 100971206651
ISBN 109780971206656

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