Atienza book launched Thursday

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Former Manila Mayor Lito Atienza. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A book on 38 years of government service of former environment secretary and Manila mayor Lito Atienza will be launched at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Maynila Ballroom of Manila Hotel, to coincide with the 46th birth anniversary of his son Kim, a TV host.

The autobiography, entitled “Light from my Father’s Shadow,” is a celebration of the principles of public service his father, Liberal Party stalwart Jose “Don Pepe” Atienza Sr., lived by and which he passed on to him.

The book details Atienza’s achievements as one of the opposition leaders during the Marcos regime, as head of the National Housing Authority; and, as Manila’s first ever two-term vice mayor who was also elected mayor, and the first mayor elected for three consecutive terms.

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  • sanjuan683

    Ikaw pala ang tunay na Liberal hindi si Drillon na sabit lang.

    • latino_boom

      Syonga hindi sya yung Tatay nga nya eh nagbabasa ka ba…sagad to the bones ang katanga*han mo

  • MrJoseRizal

    Oh my god pila na ako, sana hindi ako maubusan…. duh

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_J4GY2YEB4LB44XOKS67O56D56A celso

    Sya yung naging mayor ng maynila na kinasangkapan ni renato corona at cristina roco corona laban sa mga basa. 

  • JuanTamadachi

    Atienza is infected with the Enrile syndrome. I wonder how he justifies being an ardent disciple of Dorovo in his book, assuming he of course that he touched on the subject. 

  • UrHONOR

    SUGGESTED revisions of the book title:

    1) How to make BILLIONS without really trying.

    2) AKO, pundillo ni Pacquaio ( Walking in the shadow of a former pandesal vendor).

    3) Behind the scenes of BUNE (pandaque aka as tangkad) and CALADCAD (Boyba Lolongsky);

    4) MANILA sa kuko ni Atienza.

  • nes911

    Yan ang katas ng mga kinupit niya sa manila city at kay lucio tan.

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Iho ni petra sunod-sunod na ang labasan ng libro ng mga nakakapangilabot at nakakasuka! sino naman ang susunod si erap, chavit, arroyo, mr. burjer, de venecia, jocjoc, pangandaman clan, ampatuan clan…..si bongbong huwag kalimutan at ang nanay niya na mahirap na daw…..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    Whatever outsiders call Atienza, Manilans confirm that the streets were cleaner and safer; transactions were clearer under Atienza.

  • amado_guerero

    Pweee may magbabasa ba sa demonyong libro nito? pweeeee

  • noynoyingalways

    HEHEHE NAGHirap ang MANILA dahil kay Atienza – Pinaganda yung labas pero LUBOG sa utang… kaya hirap na hirap si mayor lim na pumalit sa kanya! LOL sino bibili ng Book nya? – WALA kamag anak lang nya – pustahan hahahaha!

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