When Turtles Come Home

A Memoir on Life in the Philippines

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When Victoria Hoffarth was at graduate school in the U.S., her lecturer, the anthropologist Margaret Mead, once told her class, “There are so many varied places in the world. It is incumbent upon us...

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Victoria Hoffarth was born and grew up in the Philippines, before going for graduate studies in America. Married to a German national, she lived in the UK for a number of years with intermittent...

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