DEAD SEASON by Alan Berlow
A Story of Murder and Revenge on the Philippine Island of Negros

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This gripping investigation of a savage murder on the Philippine island of Negros illuminates the tangled and violent interplay of colonialism's legacy. As Alan Berlow investigates the murder, he discovers the ultimate cause imbedded in the history and culture of a society locked into cycles of violent conflict behind a facade of democratic government.

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Published July 9, 1996 by Pantheon. 302 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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And yet as she was dying, Moret's wife scrawled out the name ``Moroy.'' Moroy was a friend of Moret's, but they'd had a falling out, and Moroy was possibly an army informant.

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On the small Philippine island of Negros, a series of seemingly unconnected murders in the late '80s provides journalist Berlow with the impetus for this examination of the country's recent struggles toward a dimly conceived ideal of democracy against a history of superstition, violence, corrupti...

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