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Hirata whisked away to the US for Idul Fitri

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Jakarta | Fri, August 27 2010 | 09:00 am
Hirata whisked away to the US for Idul Fitri

PREMIUM JP/ID NugrohoJAKARTA: Author of the tetralogy Laskar Pelangi (Rainbow Warriors), Andrea Hirata, will celebrate Idul Fitri in the United States as he won a fellowship for an International Writing program at the University of Iowa.  The program runs from Aug. 28 to Nov. 16. “Sadly, I will celebrate this year’s Idul Fitri in the land of Uncle Sam,” he said as quoted by Antara.  “I h...