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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