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Brown Rice: A memoir by Ted Yabut Jr.

By Ted Yabut Jr.

Brown Rice is a memoir that reads like an adventure-humor-romance-thriller set in Philippines throughout the turbulent years of the Marcos dictatorship of the 60s and 70s. It’s a coming-of-age tale of Spike, who idolizes JFK, joins the fraternity of Marcos, and is looking for the girl a psychic claims might swap his existence.
Spike’s father is an adman who wrote a musical he desires to promote to Broadway. Spike’s mom is an paintings instructor suffering to elevate 8 youngsters on a decent finances as her husband battles negative well-being and prejudice for larger employment.
The backdrop of Manila within the 70s, pupil demonstrations, barricades, and tyranny places the reader in the middle of the 1st zone hurricane, the unrest and turmoil that preceded the assertion of Martial legislation, the beginning of the Marcos dictatorship. The characters from highschool, university and the fraternity who get entangled in Spike’s existence are humorous, real and unforgettable.
The tale begins in 1958 and builds in a cascading sequence of clash, fight and victory. The pages flip until eventually the tumultuous and unforeseen finishing in 1980.

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