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Randy Ribay's book – set in the backdrop of President Rodrigo Duterte's 'war on drugs' – is among the 20 novels from around the world vying for the prestigious literary award
We must read this because it is written for us. We, too, must rescue ourselves from our stony indifference.
How young adult novel 'The Patron Saints of Nothing' tackles the drug war, intergenerational relations, and the search for identity amid the Filipino-American diaspora
This is the second major international award for the novel, written by Filipino-American Randy Ribay
'Patron Saints of Nothing' tells the story of a Filipino-American who comes back home after a cousin is killed in Duterte's 'drug war'
Randy Ribay’s 'Patron Saints of Nothing' – which looks at Duterte’s war on drugs from a Filipino-American teenager's point of view – is longlisted in the National Book Awards 2019 for Young People's Literature in the U.S.
Randy Ribay's 'Patron Saints of Nothing' tells the story of a young Fil-Am who flies to the Philippines after his cousin dies because of the campaign against illegal drugs