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Tales from Djakarta [Paperback]

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Tales from Djakarta is a collection of thirteen short stories written between 1948 and 1956 a period of bitter transition from the revolutionary era to the beginnings of military rule in Indonesia. These stories not only give us a taste of Pramoedya's earlier writings, but also lead us on a tragic tour through mid-century Jakarta with her downtrodden residents as our guides.

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Studio: Equinox Publishing
Pages   266
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.95 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 19, 2001
Publisher   Equinox Publishing
ISBN  9799589819  
ISBN13  9789799589811  

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More About Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Pramoedya Ananta Toer, born on the island of Java in 1925, was imprisoned first by the Dutch, then by the Indonesian government as a political prisoner. He received the PEN Freedom to Write Award and the Ramon Magsaysay Award.
Mark Hanusz is the founder and manager of Equinox Publishing, Pramoedyas Indonesian publisher.

Pramoedya Ananta Toer lived in Jakarta. Pramoedya Ananta Toer was born in 1925 and died in 2006.

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1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > General
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories

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A Master Writer  Jun 23, 2002
These early works of Toer are well translated. Toer is an amazing writer as the stories in Tales from Djakarta show. This is a fine publication and well worth the price of admission.

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