• Nick Joaquin
    Philippine novelist, poet, playwright, and essayist writing in English, the National Artist for Literature. Joaquin is widely considered the best postwar author in his country. He has written largely about the Spanish colonial period and the diverse heritage of the Filipino people. Often he deals wi
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  • Nick Joaquin
    Nick Joaquin was born in Paco on Calle Herran, as the the son of Leocadio Y. Joaquin, a lawyer and a colonel of the Philippine Revolution, and Salome Marquez, a schoolteacher. After three years of secondary education at the Mapa High School, Joaquin dropped out of school to work on Manila's waterfro
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  • About Nick Joaquin
    About Nick Joaquin Nicomedes Marquez Joaquin (May 4, 1917–April 29, 2004) was a Filipino writer, historian and journalist, best known for his short stories and novels in the English language. He also wrote using the pen name Quijano de Manila. Joaquin was conferred the rank and title of Nationa
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  • Biography of Nick Joaquin
    BIOGRAPHY Nicomedes Márquez Joaquín, or Nick Joaquín was born in Paco District Paco, Manila. He dropped out of high school and did odd jobs on Manila's waterfront and elsewhere. He taught himself by reading widely at the National Library of the Philippines and the library of his father, Leocadio
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  • Summer Solstice by Nick Joaquin
    A high school drop-out turned National Artist. Certainly, a success of a person can never be measured by the number of college degrees one has completed, nor is it measured by simply getting that University diploma. How many prominent people have proved that to us? To name a few, we've got Bill Gat
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  • Life of Nick Joaquin
    Nick Joaquin Early life and education Joaquín was born in Paco, Manila, one of ten children of Leocadio Joaquín, a colonel under General Emilio Aguinaldo in the 1896 Revolution, and Salome Márquez, a teacher of English and Spanish. After being read poems and stories by his mother, the boy Joa
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