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Andrea Hirata: Asking all the right questions, from the start to The End

  • Emmy Fitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, May 4 2008 | 10:06 am

PREMIUM Initially, Andrea Hirata was trying only to reconcile himself with his bitter past when he decided to write about the earliest fragments of his life. One thing in his mind was to share his manuscripts with childhood friends who had been in the same boat. Living with a lack of almost everything is traumatic, especially for children, he said recently. "It's a real struggle t...