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Book Title: Jendela-Jendela|
The author of the book: Fira Basuki
Date of issue: July 2001
ISBN 13: 9789796953875
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 381 KB
Edition: PT Gramedia Widiasarana Indonesia (Grasindo)
Read full description of the books Jendela-Jendela:In Jendela-Jendela (The Windows) the main character is June, a Javanese woman who has experience cultures outside her traditions. Tell a story how life is not like walking in the park, how marriage life is not a happily ever after story. More important, how things are different in other countries. Set in different places, such as Indonesia, Singapore and USA, this novel tries to unfold human relationship stories.
Read information about the authorFira Basuki (born June 7, 1972) is a well-known Indonesian novelist. Arguably her most famous work is her trilogy debut consisting of Jendela-Jendela (The Windows), Pintu (The Door) and Atap (The Roof). The trilogy concerning the journeys of Javanese brother and sister Bowo and June; from graduating high school, studying abroad in the US, their meta-physical experiences (especially Bowo's "second sight" and aura-reading capabilities), relationships with people of different nationalities (especially June's Tibetan husband), and their return home to Indonesia.
Her novel, Brownies, was adapted to a movie which was nominated for Best Picture at the 2005 Indonesian Film Festival, eventually losing out to Gie (though Brownies did earn a Best Director Citra award for Hanung Bramantyo). She recently launched to widespread media acclaim a popular biography on media person Wimar Witoelar, her first work in non-fiction.
Her latest novel, scheduled to be published July 2007, is entitled Astral Astria. As per August 2007, she works as Chief Editor at the Indonesian edition of Cosmopolitan Magazine.
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