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How to Ride a Train to Ulaanbaatar and Other Essays

Josephine V. Roque
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How to Ride a Train to Ulaanbaatar and Other Essays is a coming-of-age story of a woman who leaves home to work in Shanghai following the death of her mother. In a collection of ten travel essays, she writes about living in another culture to learn another language and the experiences that shaped her view on what it means to be her own person, a daughter, a friend, a lover and a citizen of the world.

Published: Dec/2020

ISBN: 9789814882880

Length: 216 Pages

How to Ride a Train to Ulaanbaatar and Other Essays

Josephine V. Roque

How to Ride a Train to Ulaanbaatar and Other Essays is a coming-of-age story of a woman who leaves home to work in Shanghai following the death of her mother. In a collection of ten travel essays, she writes about living in another culture to learn another language and the experiences that shaped her view on what it means to be her own person, a daughter, a friend, a lover and a citizen of the world.

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Josephine V. Roque

Josephine V. Roque writes essays, profiles, reviews, short stories, and plays. She has worked in print and online publications both in Manila and abroad. Joyce graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing from De La Salle University and received prizes for her essays from the Palanca Awards and the Ateneo Art Awards. She is currently working on a new collection of short stories.