The riveting life stories of our Philippine heroes can inspire children, students, and the next generation of community leaders. Share your love of history by bringing home Tahanan’s award-winning Great Lives Library.
About the Author
Sylvia Mendez Ventura graduated with degrees in English from Barnard College and Columbia University. In addition to dozens of book reviews and articles, she has written fables and children’s stories. Her story “The Tangerine Gumamela” won second prize in the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature in 1984. Other books written by Sylvia Ventura for Tahanan Books include Jose Rizal (1992), Carlos P. Romulo (1995), Indio Bravo (1997), and Supremo (2001). Ms. Ventura was Professor Emeritus of English and comparative literature at the University of the Philippines. She was the former director of the University of the Philippines Press. She passed away in 2016.
- Format: Paperback, 32 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 9786214220311