My Friend The Fanatic (Travels With A Radical Islamist)

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Item Code: IHK011
Author: Sadanand Dhume
Publisher: Tranquebar Press (Westland Books)
Edition: 2009
ISBN: 9789380283487
Pages: 281
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.5 Inch X 6.2 Inch
Weight 480 gm
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From the Jacket

In October 2002 Sadanand Dhume found himself in a place most foreigners were trying to flee Bali. Powerful explosions the previous night had ripped through two tourist nightclubs killing more than two hundred people. That evening he visited what remained of the Sari Club and stood among piles of ash and blackened beer bottles wondering about the future of a country long regarded as immune to such carnage.

My friend the Fanatic is a portrait of Indonesia the world’s most populous Muslim country painted through the travels of a pair of unlikely protagonists, Dhume is a foreign correspondent a Princeton educated Indian atheist with a fondness for john unlike and an interest in economic development. His companion Herry Nurdi is a young Inlamist who hero worships Osama bin Laden.

Does Herry represent the future for Indonesia? By turns disturbing and funny my friend the fanatic fulfills a deep hunger for knowledge about a fascinating land in a time of profound change.

About the Author

Sadanand Dhume is a Washington DC based writer and journalist his articles have been published in the wall street journal the Washington post foreign policy and commentary. He has appeared on CNN, PBSM NPR, BBC, world and AL Jazeera Dhume holds graduate degrees from Princeton and Columbia and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delhi. My friend the Fanatic is his first book.

Contents

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Prologue Bali October 2002 1
Part 1 Java 7
1 Jakarta 9
2 A Brief History of Indonesia 22
3 Jakarta 30
4 Nationalists V. Islamists 49
5 Garut/ Tasikmalaya 63
6 Yogyakarta/ Parangtritis 77
7 Jakarta / Bandung 90
8 Jakarta/ Yogyakarta/ Solo 104
9 Ponorogo 125
Part 2 Sulawesi Borneo, Riau, The Moluccas 137
10 Makassar 139
11 Makassar/ Bulukumba 160
12 Balikpapan 180
13 Batam 197
14Jakarta 212
15Jakarta 226
16Ambon 246
Epilogue Jakarta February/March 2007 263
Organizations 272
Acknowledgements 273
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