Ever­last­ing Nora

The Borneo Post - Good English - - News - By Marie Mi­randa Cruz

An uplift­ing mid­dle-grade de­but about per­se­ver­ance against all odds, Marie Mi­randa Cruz’s de­but Ever­last­ing Nora fol­lows the story of a young girl liv­ing in the real-life shanty town in­side the Philip­pines’ North Manila Ceme­tery.

Af­ter a fam­ily tragedy re­sults in the loss of both fa­ther and home, 12-year-old Nora lives with her mother in Manila’s North Ceme­tery, which is the largest shanty town of its kind in the Philip­pines to­day.

When her mother dis­ap­pears mys­te­ri­ously one day, Nora is left alone.

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