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The rainbow troops

Andrea Hirata

The rainbow troops

by Andrea Hirata

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Published by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Novel.

StatementAndrea Hirata ; translated from the Indonesian by Angie Kilbane
ContributionsKilbane, Angie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL5089.H57 L3713 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25372528M
ISBN 109780374246310
LC Control Number2012027091

  The Rainbow Troops by Andrea Hirata (Review) Nellie Janzen. Loading Unsubscribe from Nellie Janzen? I may or may not love this book. No wait, I high-key adore it!   Andrea Hirata's novel "The Rainbow Troops" is the first Indonesian novel to become an international bestseller. Interestingly, the version available outside Indonesia is very different to the one familiar to Indonesian readers. Bettina David explores why With a population of million, Indonesia is the fourth-largest country in the world.

Get this from a library! The rainbow troops. [Andrea Hirata; Angie Kilbane] -- On Indonesia's Belitong Island--impoverished and tyrannized by tin-mining interests--a wily group of schoolchildren fight for their right to education. I bought a copy of The Rainbow Troops when we visited the Museum Kata Andrea Hirata – founded by writer Andrea Hirata on Belitung Island. Despite having just that morning started The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith, as someone who loves collecting books as souvenirs on my travels, it seemed rather apt to get a copy of Andrea Hirata’s bestselling book while .

The Rainbow Troops has become a cult novel in its own country and is the first Indonesian novel to find its way into the international general fiction market. Hirata has written three sequels, and. "The Rainbow Troops has become a cult novel in its own country and is the first Indonesian novel to find its way into the international general fiction market. It's a coming-of-age novel, a beautiful little love story, and a David and Goliath tale about courage, persistence, loyalty and dedication, and, most of all, the value and power of education.


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Now it promises to captivate audiences around the globe. An acclaimed, captivating storyteller, Andrea Hirata launched his literary career with The Rainbow Troops, an autobiographical novel that sold a record-breaking five million copies in his native In-donesia.

Now in translation in twenty-three countries and counting, the book is captivating readers worldwide. Book launching, The Rainbow Troops Arab Edition at Abu Dhabi Book Fair - Abu Dhabi, 29 April May @America, Pacific Place 3rd floor - Jakarta, 12 December3pm for Book Launching Periplus Bookstore, Lotte Avenue- Jakarta, 12 December3pm for Book Launching Rome, Italy 21 October for the launching of Italian Edition.

Andrea Hirata (born Octo ) is an Indonesian author best known for the novel Laskar Pelangi ("The Rainbow Troops") and its sequels. Andrea Hirata is an Indonesian novelist.

His debut novel The Rainbow Troops (known as Laskar Pelangi in Indonesia) shattered national sales records, making him the best selling author in Indonesia to date, reached over 5 millions readers, and contributed significantly to the development of modern Indonesian literature.4/5(6). His first novel, The Rainbow Troops (Laskar Pelangi), sold more than five million copies in Indonesia, making him the country's bestselling writer of all time, as well as its first to enjoy truly international success: The Rainbow Troops has been published or is forthcoming in twenty-three countries and counting.

First published in Indonesia, The Rainbow Troops went on to sell over 5 million copies. Now it is set to captivate readers across the globe. Now it is set to captivate readers across the globe.

This is classic story-telling: an engrossing depiction of a world not often encountered, bursting with charm and verve. The Rainbow Troops is an important book at a time when humanity’s search for hope is usually a hysterical pursuit.

In contrast, this is a sweet tale of simple revelations through education. The Rainbow Troops: A Novel by Andrea Hirata and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 4/5: Andrea Hirata’s Rainbow Troops is both humbling and inspiring, a reminder that there is a lot we take for granted in this country which is a privilege in other, less fortunate places – such as the right to free education.

Written as homage to his elementary school teacher and classmates, the story’s honesty and humour will warm your heart and leave you with a feeling of hope. Born 4/5. Although the book was inspired by Andrea Hirata’s teachers and childhood friends, The Rainbow Troops is a novel.

What can fiction teach us about humanity that a memoir cannot. Just fifteen years old, Bu Mus declined a marriage proposal from a. As a novel, The Rainbow Troops is a bit of a mess. Structurally it is frailer than the barely-standing structure that houses Muhammadiyah Elementary, especially by the standards of carefully blueprinted MFA-honed American-style works of fiction.

"The Rainbow Troops is a charming, funny, moving story about growing up and going to school on the island of Belitong in Indonesia. The Rainbow Troops are students in a poor, beleaguered village school, run by a pair of courageous and generous teachers who protect and champion their tiny class.

I loved reading these stories about brave, smart /5(54). The Rainbow Troops, written in Indonesian and first published inis very much the view from inside: it's an autobiographical novel in which Andrea Hirata recalls his childhood on the island of Belitong, where he attended the village school.

The novel is called Laskar Pelangi: The Rainbow Troops and was never intended for mainstream publication. Now The Rainbow Troops is the biggest Indonesian novel ever, having sold millions of copies.

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Yet, in Indonesia, Laskar Pelangi or The Rainbow Troops, a book about two village teachers and their rag-tag clutch of elementary school children has touched a chord, or rather, millions of chords.The efforts of this gang of ten, who call themselves "the rainbow troops," to secure an education at the Muhammadiyah Elementary School are the subject of Andrea Hirata's runaway hit debut novel.

In Hirata’s native Indonesia, the book, released inhas sold more than five million copies, not including pirated versions.Published in Indonesia inThe Rainbow Troops, Andrea Hirata’s (male) closely autobiographical debut novel, sold more than five million copies, shattering it promises to captivate audiences around the globe.