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Unformatted text preview: whole experience themselves. For example during the racial riots that happened in Indonesia in 1998, where many of the Chinese Indonesian were killed and taken advantage of, what may be heard and seen from the local news and newspapers were just the stories & opinions that they think were "safe" to write. So there's little chance for others to know what we really felt regarding the unfair treatment that we received at that time. Thats why by taking that into account, I think I will enjoy reading this book, as it has somehow made the book to be more authentic as the sources are reliable enough. Also, I was amazed by the efforts that this author is willing to put in to interview that many people, and put their own voices into the book. Subject: RE:Takaki: Prologue...
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- Winter '07