Andrea Hirata





Andrea Hirata

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Under a bright sunny sky, the three-day Byron Bay Writers’ Festival welcomed Andrea Hirata who charmed audiences with his modesty and gracious behavior during two sessions.

Andrea also attended a special event where he and Tim Baker, an Australian surfing writer, spoke to a gathering of several hundred school children. During one session, Andrea was on a panel with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist from Washington, DC, Katharine Boo, which he said was a great honor.

The August event for the school children was very meaningful to Andrea, the barefooted boy from
Belitung, as he made mental comparisons with the educational opportunities of these children, compared to what he experienced.

And now his own life story is about to become even more a...more


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“A wonderful tale about what a pack of schoolkids, two caring teachers and a powerful sense of hope can achieve. I loved it.” -Vikas Swarup, The Author of International Bestseller-Slumdog Millionaire - Get The Rainbow Troops at: www.amazon.com
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“Bermimpilah, karena Tuhan akan memeluk mimpi-mimpi itu.”
Andrea Hirata, Sang Pemimpi

“Jika kita berupaya sekuat tenaga menemukan sesuatu, dan pada titik akhir upaya itu hasilnya masih nihil, maka sebenarnya kita telah menemukan yang kita cari dalam diri kita sendiri, yakni kenyataan, kenyataan yang harus dihadapi sepahit apapun keadaanya.”
Andrea Hirata

“Berhenti bercita-cita adalah tragedi terbesar dalam hidup manusia”
Andrea Hirata, Sang Pemimpi

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