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Coming to Jakarta: A Poem about Terror

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A devastating revelation of violence, exploitation, and corrupt politics, Coming to Jakarta derives its title from the role played by the CIA, banks, and oil companies in the 1965 slaughter of more than half a million Indonesians.
Paperback, 164 pages
Published May 1st 1989 by New Directions Publishing Corporation (first published April 9th 1988)
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Ed
Apr 08, 2013 Ed rated it 5 of 5 stars
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This is a very inspiring book. A book about terror, the terror imposed upon the world by the empire of the United States of America. It is written in poetic form, an epic poetic form, something that is extremely powerful. But jut because it is in this form do not think it has not been exhaustively researched.

This is book one of a trilogy by Peter Dal Scott.
Cat
This poem got me into writed mixed genre and academic poetry. Very powerful way to portray truth.
Connie
a poem about terror. Interesting
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