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Assad, master shipbuilder who charmed the world

  • Duncan Graham


New Zealand | Fri, May 22 2009 | 01:23 pm
Assad, master shipbuilder who charmed the world

PREMIUM Assad: Courtesy of Nick Burningham Under normal circumstances, the death of Assad Abdullah al-Madani this month would have passed little noticed outside Pagerungan Kecil, a flat 5.6-square-kilometer island north of Bali and east of Madura. Governments tend to officially recognize the rich, powerful and famous, often overlooking the talented and creative little folk. Yet it's ...