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Child of All Nations

(The second book in the Buru Quartet series)
A novel by

In Child of All Nations, the reader is immediately swept up by a story that is profoundly feminist, devastatingly anticolonialist - and full of heartbreak, suspense, love, and fury. Pramoedya immerses the reader in a world that is astonishing in its vividness: the cultural whirlpool that was the Dutch East Indies of the 1890s. A story of awakening, it follows Minke, the main character of This Earth of Mankind, as he struggles to overcome the injustice all around him. Pramoedya's full literary genius is evident in the brilliant characters that populate this world: Minke's fragile Mixed-Race wife; a young Chinese revolutionary; an embattled Javanese peasant and his impoverished family; the French painter Jean Marais, to name just a few.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 1993 : USA Hardback

Title: Child of All Nations
Author(s): Pramoedya Ananta Toer
ISBN: 0-688-12726-6 / 978-0-688-12726-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
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Paperback Editions

May 1996 : UK Paperback

Title: A Child of All Nations (Buru Quartet)
Author(s): Pramoedya Ananta Toer
ISBN: 0-14-025633-4 / 978-0-14-025633-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 1984 : UK Paperback

Title: A Child of All Nations
Author(s): Pramoedya Ananta Toer
ISBN: 0-14-007009-5 / 978-0-14-007009-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

May 1996 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Child of All Nations (Buru Quartet Book 2)
Author(s): Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Publisher: Penguin Books
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