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Indonesia, Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation Paperback – June 22, 2015

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Editorial Reviews


“Exuberant and wise…Pisani is an exceptionally resourceful observer of the ongoing battle to define Indonesia.”
- Pankj Mishra, The New Yorker

“Beautifully written, richly entertaining.”
- The Economist

“A rollicking good adventure…To read Indonesia Etc. is to grow rather fond of both author and country.”
- Pallavi Aiyar, Los Angeles Review of Books

“For anyone about to visit the place, [Elizabeth Pisani’s] book is an essential companion.”
- Misha Glenny, Guardian

“Intrepid and passionate…Profound, lasting, a masterpiece of its genre―and so much fun!”
- Amy Wilentz, author of The Rainy Season and Farewell, Fred Voodoo

About the Author

Elizabeth Pisani has lived in Indonesia at various times over the past twenty-five years, originally as a journalist and later as an HIV epidemiologist. The author of The Wisdom of Whores and Indonesia Etc., she is based in London.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 11.2 ounces
  • Paperback : 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0393351270
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0393351279
  • Product Dimensions : 5.4 x 1 x 8.3 inches
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; 1st Edition (June 22, 2015)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 194 ratings
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