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Andrea Hirata: Home for his parents

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, October 16 2011 | 07:52 am
Andrea Hirata: Home for his parents

When officials from local television station SCTV announced they would make the bestselling novel Laskar Pelangi (Rainbow Warriors) into a mini-series, people immediately questioned whether the TV station secured permission from the author, Andrea Hirata.

Surprisingly, it did.

Andrea admitted that he used to say that he would not allow Laskar Pelangi to be adopted into a sinetron (l...