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A self-search of a young immigrant

  • Adisti Sukma Sawitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, February 19 2012 | 02:04 pm

PREMIUM Journalist and short-story writer Maggie Tiojakin crafts her first novel featuring an Indonesian young man who writes his own version of American dream.

Sharing the title of a F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story, Winter Dreams is a coming-of-age tale surrounding Nicky Rompa, whose life is torn apart by an abusive father and his parents’ divorce. Finding it hard to accept his mother’s m...