Dewi Anggraeni was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and now lives in Melbourne, Australia, frequently spending time in Indonesia.
She has written and published extensively in Australia and Indonesia, in both English and Indonesian. As Australia correspondent for TEMPO news magazine, she reported on Australia and the Pacific. She has contributed to The Jakarta Post, Femina, Pesona, and other publications in Indonesia, Australia, and a number of other countries. My Pain, My Country, is her twelfth book.
My Pain, My Country
It is May 1998, and riots have sprung up across Indonesia with attacks targeting the ethnic Chinese. Buildings are being set alight all around as helpless crowds watch their communities burn to the ground. Nina, a young Indonesian woman of Chinese descent, feels compelled to help her fellow student ...