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Friends and Exiles

Friends and Exiles
Author: 
Des Alwi
Publication Year: 
2008
Publication Number: 
SOSEA 44

Des Alwi tells of his childhood on the eastern Indonesian island of Banda, where he was befriended and adopted by two nationalist leaders, Mohammad Hatta and Sutan Sjahrir, who had been exiled there by the Dutch colonial regime. He describes in detail his experiences on Banda and Java during the Japanese Occupation and his involvement in the underground struggle for Independence.

ISBN (hardcover): 
978-0-87727-774-3
Price (hardcover): 
$41.95
ISBN (paperback): 
978-0-87727-744-6
Price (paperback): 
$20.95