Category: revolutionary routes

nita herrera-umali berthelsen (1923-2014)

she was my mother‘s youngest sister, the writer i wanted to be like when i grew up.  sharing here an essay she wrote sometime around independence day the 4th of july 1946.  little more than four years later her eldest brother … Continue reading

Revolutionary Routes e-book!

Revolutionary Routes is now available in the following e-bookstores: Amazon Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AKDK4LW Flipreads: http://www.flipreads.com/book/revolutionary-routes/ The e-book has also been uploaded to and will be available in Apple iTunes iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and ilovebooks after about two weeks. cheaper … Continue reading

rizal, elias, and the crocodile

excerpt from Revolutionary Routes: Five Stories of Incarceration, Exile, Murder and Betrayal in Tayabas Province, 1891-1980. 2011. pages 256-258. It’s the strangest thing that I’ve “known” Elias since I was a child, but only as a picturesque presence in the garden, of man … Continue reading

The Secret of Paula Herrera, from Tiaong to Tayabas circa 1891

by curatormuseo “In 1891, WHEN my great great grandmother Paula Cerrada Herrera was arrested, her arms tied behind her elbow-to-elbow, and made to walk all the way from Tiaong to the town of Tayabas escorted by four guardias civiles, she … Continue reading

Family memory as fine history

By Alfred Yuson If there’s one book that has impressed me overmuch with its conceptualization and execution, read ambition and fine writing, it’s Revolutionary Routes: Five Stories of Incarceration, Exile, Murder and Betrayal in Tayabas Province, 1891-1980 by Angela Stuart-Santiago. … Continue reading

‘The past is present still’ in Revolutionary Routes

By Sylvia Mayuga Its “uncharted maps” to “paths of self preservation where there aren’t any,” make Revolutionary Routes the perfect title for Angela Stuart-Santiago’s new book. “No one’s made into a hero” in this story of an old Tayabas clan … Continue reading

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