My Night In The Planetarium

by Innosanto Nagara
My Night In The Planetarium

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From the author and illustrator of A is for Activist (Seven Stories, 2013) comes a high-adventure, true story from the author's childhood in Indonesia. On its surface, My Night in the Planetarium is a modern Indonesian children's story about one night in the late '70s that the author got to spend in the Jakarta planetarium with his mum. But it's actually much more than that. It's an introduction to the history and culture of Indonesia. It's about colonialism, revolution, how power corrupts and how through art and solidarity liberation can win.
About the book

From the author and illustrator of A is for Activist (Seven Stories, 2013) comes a high-adventure, true story from the author's childhood in Indonesia. On its surface, My Night in the Planetarium is a modern Indonesian children's story about one night in the late '70s that the author got to spend in the Jakarta planetarium with his mum. But it's actually much more than that. It's an introduction to the history and culture of Indonesia. It's about colonialism, revolution, how power corrupts and how through art and solidarity liberation can win.

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